Cucumber salsa

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

3 cups (750 mL)

This is a refreshing topper for nachos, burgers or grilled fish. But it's so tasty, you'll be tempted to eat it on its own.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 roasted red bell pepper , or 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 41643 small red onion
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , preferable multicoloured
  • 1 tbsp red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • Peel cucumber only if skin is thick. Slice in half lengthwise. Using a spoon, scrape out and discard seeds. Chop cucumber, pepper and onion and place in a large bowl. Slice tomatoes in half and add.
  • In a small bowl, whisk vinegar with oil, garlic, oregano, sugar and salt. Stir into cucumber mixture to coat. Sprinkle with cilantro. If making ahead, cover and refrigerate up to 1 day.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 20,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2 g,
  • Fat
  • 1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 112 mg.