Cucumber & Berry Dessert Salad
  • 1 organic cucumber, cut into half-moons
  • 1pound organic strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 6ounces organic blackberries
  • 12 medjool dates, diced
  • 2teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 3teaspoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 2pinches coarse salt, divided
  • ½cup crème fraîche
  • Zest of 1 lime plus 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • cup chopped fresh mint
  • ¼cup coarsely chopped and toasted macadamia nuts or almonds
  1. In a medium bowl, toss cucumbers, strawberries, blackberries, dates, ginger, 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 pinch of salt; let sit 10 minutes to allow sugar to dissolve and flavors to marry.
  2. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, combine crème fraîche, lime zest and juice, remaining 2 teaspoons sugar and remaining pinch of salt.
  3. Gently fold mint into cucumber salad. Pour crème fraîche mixture over salad, and toss gently until lightly coated.
  4. Divide salad among plates; garnish with additional mint, and sprinkle with nuts.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Cucumber & Berry Dessert Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 23g
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING (½ cup): 237 cal, 9g fat (3g mono, 1g poly, 5g sat), 39mg chol, 23mg sodium, 39g carb (6g fiber, 23g sugars), 2g protein