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English cucumbers

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Shaved Cucumber Salad

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Classic Greek Salad Topped with Fried Leeks

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Strawberry Gazpacho Recipe with Chef David Kinch

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Greek Salad

Ingredients
  • 4 large hearts romaine lettuce, torn
  • 2 cups feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 English cucumbers, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, preferably heirloom, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded, ribs removed, and cut into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, ribs removed, and cut into strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded, ribs removed, and cut into strips
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • Kalamata olives, pitted
  • Green olives, pitted
  • Anchovies (optional)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Store-bought stuffed grape leaves (optional)
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Mango Gazpacho

Ingredients
  • 4 to 5 cups roughly chopped mango (3 mangoes)
  • 1/2 cup peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped English cucumber
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • Fresh chives, for garnish
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Gazpacho in Cucumber Cups

Ingredients
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeds and ribs removed, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 medium jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 pound ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 English cucumber, peel on, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice, or more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 48 Cucumber Cups
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Alexis's Chopped Vegetable Salad

Ingredients
  • Coarse salt
  • 2 ears corn
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound wax beans, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 4 plum tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper, seeded, deveined, and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
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Pita Crisps With Cucumber Dip

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Appetizers, Dips, Pita, Yogurt
Ingredients
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 8 pita rounds, (each 5 inches in diameter)
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
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Chicken Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 medium tomatoes (6 ounces each), quartered, seeded, and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 English cucumber (8 ounces), cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced (1 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 4 whole-wheat pitas, halved crosswise
  • 1 small head romaine lettuce (1 pound), leaves separated and torn if large
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
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Seared Scallops with Shaved Fennel, Cucumber, and Grapefruit

Time:20 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 Ruby Red grapefruit
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 pound large sea scallops
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, divided
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 3 ounces English cucumber, thinly shaved crosswise on a mandoline (3/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh tarragon leaves
  • 1/2 large fennel bulb (5 1/2 ounces), cut in half (root end trimmed but left intact to keep fennel together)
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