Cucumber salad is a fresh and tasty meal option that's sure to satisfy!

Are you sick of salads that pack on heavy dressings? Then you’re going to love this healthier chicken salad recipe with mint and cucumber! Because most of the flavor comes from the delicious fresh ingredients, you only need a small amount of a simple balsamic dressing to really make this meal come alive. Try this cucumber salad with chicken for lunch or dinner and experience truly fresh flavor!

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INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 Cup Cucumber, diced
1/2 Cup Tomatoes, diced
1 Garlic clove, minced
1/2 French green onion, chopped
1 Branch Fresh mint
7 Oz Chicken, cooked
1 1/2 Oz Balsamic dressing, low fat/low carb

DIRECTIONS

step #1

Using cooked leftover chicken in this recipe means you've only got to wash and chop a few vegetables, so start out by dicing your tomatoes and cucumber.

step #2

Toss them together in a mixing bowl and give them a stir before adding the garlic and fresh mint. You can alter the amount of mint you include based on your personal preference. 

step #3

Next, mix in the cooked chicken, and add a pinch of sea salt and pepper.

step #4

Finally, mix in the balsamic vinaigrette and toss the salad before you serve. Alternatively, you can serve small individual portions of vinaigrette in a side dish, letting you use less dressing in your salads

step #5

Ready to serve! 

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Did you know?

Mint’s not just a great appetizer or palate cleanser, it’s also a great food to aid in digestion. It activates our salivary glands, the very first step in the digestive process, and the enzymes your body produces through this will help with digestion overall. Mint’s also extremely effective at settling an upset stomach, and can help clear up congestion in your sinuses. To top it all off, this amazing herb is also a natural stimulant that can help improve your mood when you’re feeling down. Not bad at all!

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Be sure to try one of these other amazing chicken recipes next: Chicken With Celery Root Recipe, Chicken With Confit Tomatoes Recipe, and Chicken With Endives & Celery Root Recipe.

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