Cucumber Salad with Ginger & Garlic

This Asian inspired salad is made with Boston Pickling Cucumbers. It’s cool and refreshing on a hot summer day, and it’s a perfect accompaniment to homemade veggie sushi rolls.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb thin skinned cucumbers, sliced thin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil (optional)
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • assorted microgreens – for extra nutrients
  • 1 tablespoon hemp or sesame seeds

Instructions

Sprinkle the cucumber slices with the salt and let stand in a colander for 15 minutes.

In a salad bowl, stir in the vinegar, garlic, ginger and sesame oil (if using). Toss in the cucumber slices and the avocado. Sprinkle with the microgreens and hemp seeds and serve.

Enjoy!

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