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Smashed Cucumber Salad
2 English cucumbers
Salt and pepper
Pinch sugar
1/4 tsp. zest and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice from 1 lemon
2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
Pinch red pepper flakes
1/4 cup torn fresh basil
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Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad
  • Servings:Serves 4 to 6
  • Prep Time:20 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
1. Use a wooden mallet or rolling pin to smash cucumbers until flattened. Chop and place in a colander set over a bowl. Toss with a big pinch each of salt and sugar and drain 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk lemon zest and juice with oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Add cucumbers and basil and toss; season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, May - June 2018