Recipe: Moroccan cucumber and mint salad

Salads with aromatic herbs
June 27, 2009

MintMint is used spreadly in moroccan cuisine, in fresh drinks or as an aromatic herb on couscous, salads, meat dishes. You can use dried mint or frozen mint, but fresh mint harvested from your pots is always better.

Moroccan cucumber and mint salad

Moroccan cucumber and mint salad

Serves four:
2 cucumbers
25-30 fresh mint leaves
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 orange
salt, pepper

Cut the cucumbers into slices and mix with the minced mint leaves.
Beat the olive oil with lemon juice and orange juice, salt and pepper and use this dressing on the cucumber salad. Garnish with orange zest.

Cold cucumber soup with mintA similar recipe:

Cold cucumber soup with mint

ItI will send this to It's a Vegan World - Morocco, an event created by Vaishali from Holy Cow!.

Tags: Orange  Cucumber  Salads  Lemon  Morocco  Mint  
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Author: Lavi (URL)

Graziana..This Salad should have tasted great with orange juice and mint flavour. Thanks For sending this refreshing salad to IAVW-Moracco.

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