Cucumber Date Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
40 min 15 min 6
Cucumber Date Salad
Health Highlights


2 medium Cucumber, peeled (cut into 8 pieces)
3/4 cup slices Fennel (save feathery fronds for garnish)
6 date(s) Dates (pitted and cut into slivers)
1/3 cup Walnuts (coarsely chopped)
2 tbsp Chives (minced)
2 tbsp Lemon juice
4 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (option to use fruity olive oil)
1/4 tsp Sea Salt (to taste)
1/4 tsp Black pepper (to taste)


  1. Roll the cucumber pieces up in a clean linen napkin or towel, and then smash them, pressing down hard with the heels of your hands while ensuring the towel doesn't unroll, to release the juices
  2. Transfer the crushed cucumbers to a cutting board, and then coarsely chop. Combine the cucumbers, sliced fennel, dates, walnuts, chives and some of the fennel fronds in a salad bowl and mix gently.
  3. Dress the cucumber salad with lemon juice and olive oil. Then season with sea salt and pepper. Toss the salad lightly, garnish with fennel fronds and serve.


Nutrition Highlights

  • Cucumbers help to promote hydration and contain antioxidants.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 166
Calories from fat 123
Calories from saturated fat 17.0
Total Fat 13.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 107 mg
Potassium 236 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 1.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 1.2

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