Cucumber Salad with Oregano

Cucumbers originated in India, and have been cultivated for at least 3 000 years. They are most commonly used in salads, such as this delicious Cucumber Salad with Oregano Recipe.

Cucumber Salad with Oregano Recipe

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Cucumber Salad with Oregano
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A healthy Cucumber Salad recipe with Oregano, Tomato, and Parsley...
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4
  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • A dash of fresh oregano
  • A dash of fresh parsley
  1. Wash and peel the cucumbers
  2. Cut the cucumber into 1 inch (2.5cm) slices
  3. Cut the tomato's into 4 quarters
  4. Toss in a bowl and add the olive oil, fresh oregano, and fresh parsley
  5. Chill before serving for best flavour


Nutritional Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, the most noteworthy of which are vitamin K, potassium, ß-carotene and α-carotene, vitamin-C, vitamin-A, zea-xanthin and lutein. They are also very low in calories (just 15 calories per 100 g), which makes them great for dieting, and their peel is a good source of dietary fibre, which helps reduce constipation, and offers some protection against colon cancers etc.

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