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Blueberry & Cucumber Salad (Recipe)

Blueberry & Cucumber Salad (Recipe)

This is the quintessential summer salad — light, refreshing, in season and delicious!

Blueberry & Cucumber Salad

Ingredients:

Dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon honey
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Salad:

  • 3 Heaping cups blueberries
  • 2 English cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut diagonally into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 Scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup feta, crumbled (optional)
  • 1 Heart of romaine, chopped
  • 2 Lightly packed cups fresh mint leaves

Instructions:
1. Place all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine. Adjust salt and pepper for taste.
2. In a large bowl, toss to combine all salad ingredients. Add dressing and toss again. Salt and pepper to taste if desired.

Recipe Credit: Janie Hibler via The Wall Street Journal.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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1:57PM PDT on Aug 24, 2013

Thank you for the inspiration.

8:55AM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

going to have to remember to do before they're out of season

11:43AM PDT on Aug 9, 2013

Have made this salad many times since it posted here. It is a healthy and delish recipe!

I double the dressing recipe so I can have some for later and use 2 Tablespoons of honey instead of 1 teaspoon. Everyone I know who has tried this salad likes it. I never thought to add blueberries, mint & cucumbers all together in a salad. THANKS!

2:46PM PDT on Aug 4, 2013

Thanks!

4:20PM PDT on Jul 29, 2013

noted

12:59PM PDT on Jul 27, 2013

Interesting.

11:39PM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

This sounds very nice. I also like lettuce and kiwifruit salad.

4:26PM PDT on Jul 25, 2013

Interesting. Thanks.

10:06PM PDT on Jul 24, 2013

Thank you :)

11:44PM PDT on Jul 22, 2013

Interesting, have to try!

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One of my favourites, yum!!

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