Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad

Boosting fiber intake is a must for type 2 diabetes. Plus, adding bulk to a meal helps you feel satisfied and full. If you’re concerned about the honey, you can sub in half the honey for your artificial sweetener of choice. Keeping flavorful sauces in stock, make you more likely to eat your veggies! Just watch your portion size when you add them in. This recipe has all the tang, flavor, and flare to make your taste buds sing! It only takes minutes to assemble, and even less time before it’s gone! It’s crunchy, sweet yet packs some heat. Chop, chop...let’s eat.

Makes 1 serving
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Ingredients for spicy garlic cucumber salad

  • ½ large English cucumber (14”)
  • 1 tsp white balsamic
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp chili garlic sauce

Directions for spicy garlic cucumber salad

  1. In a large bowl combine and mix the white balsamic, lime juice, sesame oil, honey, and chili garlic sauce.
  2. Cut cumber length-wise, then slice into half circles.
  3. Pour liquid mixture over the cucumbers and mix.
  4. Serve as a side dish.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 128
  • carbohydrate: 28g
  • fat: 3g
  • fiber: 2g
  • potassium: 380mg
  • protein: 2g
  • saturated fat: 0g
  • sodium: 87mg
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