Posts Tagged ‘cucumber’

Tomato, Cucumber and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Tomato, Cucumber, and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

Tomato, Cucumber, and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

Tomato, Cucumber and Bean Garden Salad with Herbs de Provence

I threw this recipe together when I had an abundance of vegetables in the garden and a long day at work.  It’s simple and satisfying.  A few pieces of crusty bread and you have a light dinner.
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Apple and Cucumber Salad with Fennel and Pomegranate

Thursday, October 11th, 2012
Apple and Cucumber Salad with Fennel and Pomegranates

Apple and Cucumber Salad with Fennel and Pomegranates

Apple and Cucumber Salad with Fennel and Pomegranate

I like the simple elegance of this dish.  It’s great for a dinner party, but simple enough for an everyday salad too.  The sweet-tart apples pair well with the sweet fennel and juicy bursts from the pomegranate seeds.  The cucumbers help to balance out the flavors.
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Chopped Cucumber and Watermelon Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
Chopped Cucumber Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad

Chopped Cucumber Watermelon and Goat Cheese Salad

Chopped Cucumber and Watermelon Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese
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Arugula, Watermelon, Cucumber Salad with Feta

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
Arugula Watermelon Cumber Salad with Feta

Arugula Watermelon Cumber Salad with Feta

Arugula, Watermelon, Cucumber Salad with Feta
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Carrot, Cucumber, and Jicama Slaw

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
Carrot, Cucumber, Jicama Slaw

Carrot, Cucumber, Jicama Slaw

Carrot, Cucumber, Jicama Slaw with Citrus Yogurt Dressing

Adapted from Mariel’s Kitchen by Mariel Hemingway

I like the combination of these vegetables in a slaw.  The cool crisp cucumber with the sweet crunchy carrot and sweet-savory jicama add depth to both flavor and texture.  The tangy dressing with burst of citrus help keep this slaw light and refreshing.
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