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Cucumber and Olive Salad with Zahtar Recipe

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Course: Antipasto/Mezze, Cold Appetizer
Total Time: Under 30 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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 Cucumber and Olive Salad with Zahtar

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo

Yield: Serves 4

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 Lebanese (short) cucumbers, coarsely grated
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon zahtar
  • ½ cup black olives

Directions

Mix the grated cucumber with ½ teaspoon salt and leave to drain well. Add the onion and sugar to the cucumber and toss together.

In a small bowl, beat the red wine vinegar with the olive oil, then add the zahtar and freshly ground black pepper, to taste. Whisk the ingredients together and pour over the cucumber. Cover and chill for 15 minutes. Scatter with olives and serve with flat bread.


© 2008 Murdoch Books

Editor's Note

Nutritional information does not include zahtar. For nutritional information on zahtar, please follow the link above.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

182kcal (9%)
35mg (3%)
6mg (10%)
10mcg RAE (0%)
244mg
22mg
1g
6g
2g
9g
0mg (0%)
277mg (12%)
2g (11%)
16g (25%)
1mg (3%)
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