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Recipe & Video: Cucumber Kimchi Salad

Posted on May 23, 2024 by Henry Ford Health Staff

Cucumber kimchi salad is gaining popularity and it’s easy to see why! Kimchi, being a fermented food, is a natural probiotic, aiding in maintaining a health gut. Meanwhile, cucumbers, in addition to being low calories (this dish is only 35 calories), are rich in vitamin K, promoting bone health.

Made with only 6 ingredients, this cucumber kimchi salad comes together in a mere five minutes. Whether served as a nutritious side dish or as a clever way to incorporate more vegetables into a meal, it’s a delicious addition to any dining experience.

Cucumber Kimchi Salad Recipe

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Yield: 2 servings

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1 English cucumber
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup spicy kimchi cabbage
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 green onion, chopped


Since cucumber into think 1/4-inch rounds. Combine garlic and soy sauce. Toss cucumbers in mixture and combine with kimchi cabbage. Top with sesame seeds and fresh chopped green onions for garnish. Serve cold.

Nutrition information per serving: 39 calories; 1 gram fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 188 mg sodium; 5 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 2 grams protein

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