Spicy Cucumber-and-Blueberry Salad

Publish date:
Updated on
  • Prep Time
  • 6Servings


  • 2 pounds english cucumbers, halved lengthwise
  • Salt
  • 1 large jalapeno chile, seeds and ribs discarded, finely chopped
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup EVOO
  • 1 1/2 pints blueberries
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves


Using a hand held slicer, slice the cucumbers into half-moons about 1/8 inch thick; season with salt.

In a large bowl, combine the jalapeno, lime juice, garlic and cumin; whisk in the EVOO. Add the cucumbers, blueberries and cilantro and toss to coat.