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Sesame Cucumber Salad   
Sesame Cucumber Salad
Stir up a simple salad for a light summer side dish! Cucumbers are more than 90 percent water, making them an ultimate superfood for beauty. Cucumbers are abundant in silica, a trace mineral that may actually increase skin elasticity and help keep you looking young.
 
Yield: 2 servings
 
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon olive oil
½ teaspoon toasted sesame oil
½ teaspoon soy sauce
Dash cayenne pepper
2 cucumbers, cut into ¼ -inch-thick slices
½ bunch chives, minced
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
 
Preparation:
1. Combine vinegar, olive oil, sesame oil, soy sauce and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl; mix well. 
2. Add cucumbers, chives and sesame seeds; mix well and serve.
 
Nutrition Facts Per Serving: (serves 2) 100 calories, 4.5 g total fat, .5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 105 mg sodium, 3 g fiber, 12 g carbohydrates, 8 g sugar, 4 g protein
 
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Anuradha Sinha commented on Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:45 AM
I like this side dish recipe. Easy to make and with balanced nutrition.
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