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As the hot summer approaches, the body asks us for fresh dishes, with a high content of water. Only then can we withstand temperatures a little better. So, from Imperio Garlic, we bring you a rich and simple recipe: cucumber and garlic salad.

What are the benefits of cucumber and garlic salad?

Cucumber is a traditional vegetable of summer, with a low caloric intake and a high content of water, vitamins and fiber. We must check that they are firm and that the skin is dark green; both are quality signals.

Garlic is rich in minerals, calcium, sulfur, phosphorus, iron, carbohydrates, allicin, enzymes and vitamins A, C. In addition, it has antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Moreover, you can stop by our website if you want to discover everything about the benefits of garlic.

Besides, salt contains essential minerals (sodium, magnesium, potassium) that help cells in the process of improving the immune system.

What do we need to prepare the cucumber and garlic salad?

  • 3 garlic cloves (from Imperio Garlic, to ensure the best taste;) )
  • 1 cucumber
  • 400 ml of cold water
  • Sea salt
  • A spoonful of wine vinegar

How do we make the cucumber and garlic salad?

Very easy:

  •  We cut the cucumber well
  •  Then, we peel and crush the delicious garlic
  • Afterwards,  we place the ingredients in a large glass container
  • Finally, we add vinegar and water

Professional advice: we can add some mint leaves. In this way, the salad will enhance its flavor and its refreshing effect.

We hope you have enjoyed our proposal of cucumber and garlic salad. Now, we leave you the version of Karlos Arguiñano (in Spanish – equally delicious, although a little bit more caloric). To sum up,  we remind you that you can discover other delicacies in our recipe section. Let’s cook healthy and tasty!