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Cucumbers with Mint Vinaigrette

Keep it light and refreshing ~ Cucumber with Mint Vinaigrette are the perfect side dish for any meal. They are especially wonderful with Asian Cuisine.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Cucumbers with Mint Vinaigrette
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 70kcal
Author Cathy

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced, skins on (about 4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar (do not substitute)
  • 20 fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 4 tsps ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Thinly slice cucumber (leave the skin on) on a mandoline.
  • Puree in a blender the seasoned rice vinegar, mint leaves, ginger paste and red pepper flakes.
  • Toss mint puree with sliced cucumbers and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • This dish holds up great for several days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 88g | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 130.1mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 13.5g | Vitamin A: 1.8IU | Vitamin C: 34.4mg | Calcium: 1.8mg | Iron: 1.8mg