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cucumber-salsa-salad recipe

Date:    22 Jul 94 11:11:06 MST
 From:    MCCRARY@psl.nmsu.edu
 2 lbs (about 2 large) seedless cucumbers - hothouse ones wrapped in
 1 tbsp salt
 For the salsa:
 1 lb plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallion
 1 lg garlic clove, blanced in water for 3 min, drained, peeled, and
 1 pickled jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
 1 tbsp white-wine vinegar
 1/4 tsp sugar
 With a sharp knife cut cucumbers lengthwise into 1/8 inch thick
 "noodles" about 1/2 inch wide.  In a bowl toss with salt and let
 stand for 10 min.
 Make the salsa while cucumber noodles are standing: stir together the
 salsa ingredients.
 Serves 6.  Adapted from GOURMET ( the original salsa had 2 tbsp olive
 Drain cucumbers in a colander, rinse under cold
 water, pat dry on
 paper towels.  Just before serving, toss to combine.
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