Charred-Cucumber-and-Radish Salad with Yogurt
Charred-Cucumber-and-Radish Salad with Yogurt
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    It's worth seeking out edible flowers for this striking summer side dish -- we used borage blossoms, sweet alyssum, and nasturtiums.

    Ingredients

    • 8 mini cucumbers, such as Persian, Armenian, serpent, or burpless, 2 peeled lengthwise into thin strips, 6 left whole
    • 1 bunch golf ball-size radishes, such as watermelon (about 10)
    • 2 cups Greek yogurt or labneh
    • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
    • Flaky sea salt, such as Jacobsen (available at jacobsensalt.com)
    • 1 tablespoon nigella seeds, toasted and ground
    • 2 cups watercress, thicker tough stems removed
    • 1 cup nasturtium leaves (optional)
    • 1 cup Tangerine Gem marigold leaves (optional)
    • Zest and juice of 2 lemons
    • Edible flowers, such as sweet alyssum, cucumber flower blossoms, Tangerine Gem marigolds, mint flowers, and borage flower blossoms (optional)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 179 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.68%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 16.62%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 14 mg 4.59%
    • Sodium: 42 mg 1.73%
    • Calcium: 194 mg 19.36%
    • Potassium: 309 mg 8.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.78%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 14.54%
    • Vitamin C 42.99%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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