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A Simple Mexican Salad

A Simple Mexican Salad

185 Ratings
185 Ratings
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Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Chili powder and lime juice are the secret ingredients in this cucumber and orange salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 cucumbers
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 lemon or lime (the juice)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Wash the cucumbers, oranges and lemon or lime under cold running water.

2. Slice the cucumbers. Peel and cut the oranges into small pieces.

3. Place cucumber slices and orange pieces in a medium size bowl. Add chili powder, lemon or lime juice and salt.

Notes

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Source:

Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (221g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 46
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 42 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 274 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 46
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 8 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 42 mg
Potassium 274 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Copper 106 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 20 mg
Phosphorus 32 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 16 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 43 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 36 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 12 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/2 cups
Vegetables 3/4 cups

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Good idea!! In Mexico kids like those kind of snacks. I used to eat carrots, mangos, beets, jicamas, papaya, watermelon, pineapples with lime juice and chili powder (one fruit at the time or fruit salad). <br/>
03/24/15
Very refreshing, and simple to make.
12/26/07
The flavor depends on how good the oranges are -- if they are bland, the recipe won't be quite as good.
10/23/07
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