Sesame Cucumber Salad

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2 large cucumbers

2 medium purple or orange carrots

¼ cup chopped scallions

2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger

juice of 2 limes

3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

1 tablespoons black sesame seeds


Step 1: Slice the 2 cucumbers into a bowl using a mandolin or sharp knife.

Step: 2 Add the chopped scallions; then use a vegetable peeler to peel long strips of the carrots into the bowl with the cucumbers and scallions.

Step 3: Add the oil, lime juice, ginger, and sesame seeds. Mix thoroughly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.


If you’re looking for a flavorful side dish, look no further. This Sesame Cucumber Salad

is an undeniably simple creation, but don’t let that fool you. It’s packed with flavor

and filled with beautiful colors and phytonutrients. Serve as a side or on top of a bed

of greens. Enjoy!

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories 144 • Total Fat 12 g • Protein 2 g • Fiber 3 g • Sugar 2 g • Sodium 26 mg


Dr. Mark Hyman - Mark's Kitchen