Cucumber, strawberry & poppy seed salad

Cucumber, strawberry & poppy seed salad

This recipe makes a light and refreshing summer salad with a sweet twist.

By , 01 June 2016
Cucumber, strawberry & poppy seed salad
  • Ready in: 50 mins
  • Serves: 10
  • Price: 26p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 115g serving contains
  • Energy 193KJ 46KCAL
    1%
  • Fat low
    1g
    <1%
  • Saturates low
    0.1g
    8%
  • Sugars med
    7.4g
    <1%
  • Salt low
    0.01g
    2%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 168kJ/40kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 level tbsp caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 cucumber
  • 400g strawberries, sliced
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
Method
  • Dissolve the sugar in 2 tbsp boiling water. Cool, then mix with the vinegar.

  • Halve the cucumber lengthways. Remove the seeds. Slice thickly. Put in a dish. Pour over the sugar mixture. Leave for 30 minutes. Put the cucumber and strawberries in a dish. Sprinkle over the mint and poppy seeds.