Summer Salad Recipe

shutterstock_104443046In honor of the beautiful weather we’ve been having lately here’s a recipe for a refreshing Sweet and Sour Cucumber salad perfect for a sunny day.

 

The ingredients are:

I medium cucumber cubed

1 tbsp minced red or green onion

Sliced oranges

1 serving sweet and sour sauce

 

Sweet and Sour Sauce Ingredients:

¾ cup water

3 orange segments (include the rest of the orange in the salad to complete a fruit serving)

2 tsp Bragg’s liquid aminos

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp hot sauce

1 tbsp onion, minced

½ tsp fresh ginger

1/8 tsp garlic powder

1/8 tsp onion powder

Pinch of lemon and orange zest

Cayenne pepper or pepper flakes to taste

Stevia to taste

Salt and pepper to taste

Lightly crush or puree orange and lemon slices, spices, and liquid ingredients, and bring to a boil in small saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 7-10 minutes until sauce is slightly thickened. Add water as needed. Serve warm with protein or chill and stir into salad or use as dipping sauce.

Once the sweet and sour sauce is prepared, chill, and set aside. Prepare ingredients and assemble the salad. Chill, serve, and enjoy!


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