Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad

WITH SEA SALT & CRACKED PEPPER SALAD TOPPERS

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 8 Persian cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp diced red onion
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp toasted white sesame seeds
  • ½ tbsp toasted black sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup Go Raw Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper Salad Toppers

Directions

  1. Smash the cucumbers using a meat mallet or rolling pin, then slice into bite-size pieces.
  2. Add cucumber, red onion, and sea salt in a large bowl and toss to combine.
  3. To create the dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and soy sauce.
  4. Pour dressing over cucumber mixture and toss gently to coat.
  5. Top with sesame seeds, red pepper flakes, and Go Raw Salad Toppers.

Recipe by Valerie Popelka; Photo by Dana Plucinski