Friday, July 11, 2014

Orange and cucumber salad

It is getting hotter and they this is the first time summer has gone up to 32 degrees. So, it is time for salads and Popsicles! :D

Here is a recipe of a yummy orange and cucumber salad. I took some time for presentation and I know it's not the best but it looked good on the table.

Nutritional Information  (Approx) (per serving)
Energy  70 Calories
Fat 0 %
Carbohydrate 6 %
Dietary Fiber 14 %
Sodium 0.3 %
Vitamin A 6 %
Vitamin C 20 %
Calcium  5 %
Iron  7 %
Protein 1.5 Grams
Sugar 12 Grams

Oranges 2
Cucumber/English cucumber 1
Salt to taste
Lemon juice 2 tsps
Brown sugar (optional) 1 tsp
Pepper powder 1/2 tsp

Slice the oranges to the shape of your choice. It is alright to leave the skin.

Sprinkle some salt..

and pepper powder.

Also sprinkle some brown sugar, lemon juice and give it a mix.

Place it in refrigerator for at least half an hour before serving.

Slice cucumber to the shapes of your choice.

Sprinkle salt, lemon juice..

and brown sugar.

Place it in refrigerator for at least half an hour before serving.

Serve orange and cucumber together as a salad before any meal. They taste delicious and refreshing.

  • The skin on orange does not taste bitter after marinating but if you do not like it, you can peel it before adding salt.
  • You can chop orange and cucumber to smaller pieces and present it by mixing them together if you do not like it this way.

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