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Save time and spiralize crisp cucumber instead of chopping it for this easy, healthy vegetable side. Want to make it a meal? Just add grilled chicken, shrimp or canned chickpeas.

Source: EatingWell.com, April 2017

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active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk oil, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

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  • Using a spiral vegetable slicer with the chipper blade attachment (for thick noodles), cut cucumber lengthwise into "noodles." Cut the noodles into 2-inch lengths.

  • Add the cucumber noodles, tomatoes, onion, cheese and olives to the bowl and toss to coat with the dressing. Serve topped with more oregano, if desired.

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Equipment: Spiral vegetable slicer with chipper blade attachment

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
149 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 4.9g; dietary fiber 0.8g; sugars 2.5g; fat 13.4g; saturated fat 3.4g; cholesterol 11.1mg; vitamin a iu 358.6IU; vitamin c 6.5mg; folate 13.6mcg; calcium 80.2mg; iron 0.4mg; magnesium 13.9mg; potassium 169.2mg; sodium 291.8mg.

2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 high-fat protein

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