Cucumber Salad

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This is a simple summer salad. It’s quick, easy, has hardly any calories, and (most importantly) it’s actually tasty!

Serves 6 people and is better after a few hours in the refrigerator.


  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup Trader Joe’s white balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup Trader Joe’s rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup Trader Joe’s extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon – fresh ground black pepper (Best grinder in the world—The Khun Rikon from Switzerland, found at Williams Sonoma)
  • ¼ teaspoon – Trader Joe’s sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon – Dried dill weed
  • Optional: squeeze of lime


  1. Peel both cucumbers. Slice them down the middle and de-seed with a small spoon. (baby spoons work great!) Cut into u-shaped bites.
  2. Chop up your cilantro, make sure that you have no stems.
  3. Add both vinegars, olive oil, dill weed, salt and pepper.


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