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clean eating cucumber noodles with lemon basil on healthy seasonal recipes

clean eating cucumber noodles with lemon basil

  • Yield: 8 cups 1x

Description

This clean eating salad made with cucumber cut into noodles with lemon basil takes just 10 minutes to make. It is low-carb, paleo and vegan.


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Ingredients

  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 pounds cucumbers, julienne cut (no seeds)
  • 1/3 cup chiffonade cut lemon basil * see tip

Instructions

  1. Whisk shallot, vinegar, oil and salt in a large bowl. Add cucumber and basil and toss to coat. Serve immediately.


Notes

Tip* Chiffonade is a culinary term for a type of knife cut. It means to cut into thin ribbon-like strips. I have written more on knife cuts here.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 63
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 175 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 1 g

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