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Health Information Library Recipes Cucumber pineapple salad

Cucumber pineapple salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size About 1 1/2 cups
Calories 129

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat Trace
Saturated fat Trace
Total fat 1 g
Sodium 102 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Salad doesn't have to be boring. Jazz up your salad greens with this cucumber and pineapple topping.

Ingredients

(Serves 4)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup canned no-sugar added pineapple chunks
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 4 cups torn salad greens
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

In a heavy saucepan, bring the sugar, vinegar and water to a boil. Stir constantly until reduced to about 1/2 cup, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and place in the refrigerator until cool. Add the pineapple, cucumber, carrot and red onion to the mixture. Toss well.

To serve, divide the salad greens among individual plates. Top with the pineapple mixture and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Serve immediately.

Last Updated: December 5th, 2019