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What is a cucumber salad recipe for people with diabetes?

This Thai-inspired cucumber salad uses a small amount of sweet and sour dressing to coat thinly sliced cucumbers. Nutrient-rich cucumbers contain vitamins C and K, along with potassium -- plus they’re low in carbs. Add it all up: They’re perfect for people with diabetes.

Peanut Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt, to taste (optional)
3 medium cucumbers, (about 1 1/2 pounds; English cucumbers preferred)
1/2 cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

1. In medium bowl, whisk vinegar, sugar, and salt.
2. Peel cucumbers, if desired, and cut into very thin slivers. Add to dressing and toss. Sprinkle with salt and peanuts. Serve.
 
Makes 8 servings
Note: Optional items are not included in nutritional facts.

Calories 31.5
Total Carbs 4.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 2.7 g
Total Fat 1.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Potassium 15 mg
Protein 1.7 g
Sodium 0.1 mg

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