Persian Cucumbers with Fresh Mint


Photos by Brian Ambrose Photography

These appetizers are quick to put together. Fill a shot glass with toothpicks for spearing the pieces of cucumber.

1 pound Persian cucumbers, ends trimmed
3 tablespoons minced fresh mint
teaspoon coarse salt, preferably fleur de sel

1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 1-inch pieces.

2. Place cucumbers in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with mint and salt and toss. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Transfer to a serving bowl and set out with toothpicks.

Each serving contains 2 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg cholesterol, 218mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein, 0 Est GL.