This salad has a nice crunch to it and the dressing adds a nice slightly sweet spicy flavor to the cucumbers This salad is healthy and inexpensive to make.
1 English cucumber
2 Tablespoons diced red bell pepper
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and slice into 1/2- inch pieces crosswise. Add the diced red pepper. Set aside.
2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, rice vinegar, minced ginger, salt, red pepper flakes, and sugar.
3. Pour dressing over the cucumbers and red bell pepper. Toss well until the veggies are well coated. Put in an airtight container and chill for 30 minutes before serving.
Makes 4 servings