Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

  • Yield 6 servings

The super fresh flavors of blueberries and cucumber combine to make a salad that tastes as light and refreshing as it looks! Serve it with grilled fish or meats.

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Ingredients

1 -- cucumber
2 cups fresh blueberries
2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro or parsley leaves, loosely packed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, optional

Instructions

  1. With a sharp knife, cut the cucumber in half lengthwise
  2. With the tip of a spoon, scrape out the seeds
  3. Cut into thin slices
  4. In a large bowl, toss cucumber, blueberries, scallions and cilantro
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper
  6. Pour over the cucumber mixture and toss to combine
  7. Sprinkle with feta cheese, if desired

Used with permission from the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

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