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Recipe in Pictures

Cucumber White Bean Salad

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This is a great summer side salad for grilled fish, chicken or steak. It has everything you would want: it's both a healthy starch and a vegetable side dish. Serve this topped with a simple grilled piece of salmon that has been chilled for the perfect hot weather meal.

Here's the recipe for Cucumber White Bean Salad without the pictures (and here's the Low Sodium Cucumber White Bean Salad recipe). You can print the recipe by clicking the print icon at the top of the right-hand column. Be sure to turn off any popup blockers, as it opens in a new window.

Step Two: Prep the ingredients.

Dice the Bell Pepper

See the photo instructions for how to dice a bell pepper.

Slice the Green Onion

See the photo instruction for how to slice a green onion.

Mince the Mint Leaves

To mince the mint it is easier if you stack the leaves flat.

Stack the mint leaves

Place the stacked leaves on the cutting board and slice into thin ribbons (this is often called "chiffonade").

Slice the mint leaves

Turn the cut mint 90° and then slice crosswise into a fine mince.

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