The Good News Eating cucumbers can help keep skin healthy, thanks to a beneficial mineral called silica. For this crunchy salad, Melissa Rubel Jacobson tosses the cucumbers with cumin and mint, which are both great for digestion. More Healthy Recipes

Melissa Rubel Jacobson
February 2010

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a mortar, lightly crush the cumin, coriander and mustard seeds until very coarsely ground. Transfer to a small skillet. Add the canola oil and cook over moderate heat until the seeds are fragrant and toasted, about 3 minutes. Scrape into a large glass bowl. Whisk in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Add the cucumbers and mint, toss and serve.

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Notes

One Serving 117 cal, 11 gm fat, 0.8 gm sat fat, 5 gm carb, 2 gm fiber.

Serve With

Grilled fish or chicken.

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