Low Carb Spiralized Cucumber Salad with Peanuts, Basil, and Ginger Miso Dressing
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Yield: 1 serving
Low Carb Spiralized Cucumber Salad with Peanuts, Basil, and Ginger Miso Dressing is a balanced combination of complex flavors and different textures.
Ginger Miso Dressing:
  • 1 teaspoon fresh-grated ginger
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon light miso paste
  • ½ teaspoon tamari sauce, coconut aminos, or soy sauce
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon sriracha (more or less to taste; or use your favorite hot sauce)
  • ¼ teaspoon fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 medium-sized cucumber, spiralized (see Note)
  • ½ small-medium carrot, julienned
  • ½ small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta
  • 2 tablespoons crushed lightly salted peanuts
  • Fresh basil, mint, or cilantro
  • Fresh lime, to squeeze on top
  • Crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  1. Whisk together all ingredients for the dressing and set aside for now (you can make this up to 3 days ahead and store it covered in the fridge).
  2. Right before serving, spiralize the cucumber, and gently toss it with the carrot and onion in the dressing.
  3. Transfer the salad to a serving bowl and top with the feta, peanuts, and fresh herbs. Sprinkle on a couple pinches of crushed red pepper flakes if desired, and serve with lime wedges to squeeze on top.
Cucumber: I find that seedless cucumber (also called English cucumber or hothouse cucumber) work better for spiralizing.

Make It For a Crowd: This recipe makes one serving, but it’s easy to double, triple, or even quadruple if you’re feeding a family.

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