1 each - Cucumber
1 each - Orange
1/3 cup - Cashews
1 tsp - Fresh Mint

1/4 cup - Rice Vinegar
1 tsp - Vegetable Oil
1/4 tsp - Chili Garlic Sauce
1/4 tsp - Sesame Oil
1/2 tsp - Fish Sauce
1/2 tsp - Honey
Juice of 1/2 Lime


Replace orange with grapefruit or tangerine.

Replace cashews with peanuts.

Replace fresh mint with fresh cilantro.

Add some green, yellow or red bell peppers.

Replace fish sauce with soy sauce.

Replace honey with sugar or agave nectar.

Cucumber Orange Salad - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes
This is a refreshing and healthy salad or side dish with bright, clean flavors that is high in vitamin C. It will stand up to strong and exotic Indian dishes, blend well with a hot Thai curry recipe or work as a starter for any other entree.


    Cucumber Orange Salad Step 1 - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes

  1. Whisk dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.

  2. Cucumber Orange Salad Step 2 - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes

  3. Peel, slice and quarter cucumber and place in medium bowl.

  4. Cucumber Orange Salad Step 3 - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes

  5. Peel orange and then cut out segments. To segment an orange, you make slices on the inside of each piece and then remove the middle flesh. Cut each segment into bite sized pieces and add to the bowl with the cucumber.

  6. Chop fresh mint leaves and add to bowl with the cucumber and orange.

  7. Cucumber Orange Salad Step 5 - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes

  8. Toss cucumber mixture with the dressing.

  9. Cucumber Orange Salad Step 6 - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes

  10. Crush cashews and add to bowl right before serving.

  11. Cucumber Orange Salad Final - Mostly Meatless Almost Vegetarian Recipes

Nutritional Analysis

  • Nutritional Grade: B
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C

Nutritional information is from and is shown only as a guide. While accuracy was attempted, it is not guaranteed.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 of the batch (161g)
Servings Per Batch 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1.4g 7%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbs 14.2g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 7.5g
Protein 2.8g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
*Based on a 2,000 calorie diet