Kiwi Cucumber Salad with Walnuts and Fresh Mint
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Kiwi Cucumber Salad with Walnuts and Fresh Mint

This Kiwi Cucumber Salad with Walnuts and Fresh Mint is definitely green, but it's not your typical green salad! Tender butter lettuce, crisp cucumbers and heart-healthy kiwi fruit are drizzled with Lime Vinaigrette in this tasty salad!
Course Salads and Dressings
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 321kcal
Author Flavour & Savour

Ingredients

  • 1 head butter lettuce (or other greens of your choice)
  • 6 kiwi fruit
  • 1/2 long English cucumber
  • 1/3 cup walnut pieces
  • mint sprigs

Lime Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp lime infused olive oil, OR 1 tbsp fresh lime juice and 1 tsp lime zest
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Wash, dry and tear lettuce leaves and arrange in a serving dish or on 4 plates. Slice cucumber very thinly, using a sharp knife, a mandoline slicer or a spiralizer. Pat dry with paper towel to remove excess moisture. Add to salad.
  • Peel and slice 2 kiwi fruit and add to salad. Carve the remaining kiwi fruit into flowers and add to salad. Top with walnut pieces and fresh mint leaves.
  • Drizzle with Lime Vinaigrette just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 620mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1510IU | Vitamin C: 129.1mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 1.4mg