CUCUMBER SALAD WITH SESAME DRESSING

This is a very nice variation of Asian cucumber-sesame salad, but the dressing is supplemented with few additional ingredients. To be more specific I am using combination of oils in the right proportion to reach balanced OMEGA-3/OMEGA-6 ratio for the dressing.

COURSE: Lunch, Side Dish

CUISINE: Plant-based, Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free

PREP TIME: 10 min

COOKING TIME: 15 min

CALORIES for dressing/per 1 tbsp: 60 calories


INGREDIENTS FOR DRESSING

Flaxseed oil – 1 tbsp

Sesame oil – 4 tbsp

Rice vinegar – 2 tbsp

Soy sauce – 2 tbsp

Garlic -1/2 cloves, chopped

Honey or brown sugar – 1/2 tbsp

Ginger juice – 1 tsp

Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp, toasted

INGREDIENTS FOR SALAD

Cucumber – fresh, sliced

Onion – cut into thin slices


COOKING PROCESS:

  1. Slice fresh cucumbers and onions.
  2. Prepare the dressing
  3. Drizzle dressing over sliced vegetables and mix it at least 10 min before serving.

Enjoy this light salad as appetizer before your main dish or serve it as a side dish.

 

 

 

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