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Cucumber Seaweed Salad
If you are having difficulty adding seaweed (sea vegetables) into your Healthiest Way of Eating, try this easy-to-prepare salad and enjoy all of the extra minerals the sea vegetables have to offer.
Cucumber Seaweed Salad Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes



  1. Rinse and soak arame in warm water while preparing rest of ingredients.
  2. Peel cucumber and cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out seeds with a small spoon and slice thin.
  3. Cut tomato in half crosswise and squeeze out seeds. Quarter and cut out excess pulp. Cut into slices about 1/4-inch wide.
  4. Whisk rest of ingredients together. Squeeze out excess water from seaweed. Chop if necessary. You don't want seaweed pieces to be too large. Toss everything together and serve immediately.
Serves 2

Nutritional Profile

Cucumber, Seaweed Salad
1.00 serving
(309.44 grams)
Calories: 59






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Cucumber, Seaweed Salad
1.00 serving
309.44 grams
Calories: 59

World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C24.50 mg3310.0excellent
copper0.17 mg195.8very good
manganese0.43 mg195.7very good
pantothenic acid0.80 mg164.9very good
vitamin B60.23 mg144.1very good
folate53.88 mcg134.1very good
phosphorus84.45 mg123.7very good
magnesium47.01 mg113.4very good
potassium516.08 mg113.3good
fiber2.80 g103.0good
vitamin B31.47 mg92.8good
vitamin B20.10 mg82.3good
molybdenum3.45 mcg82.3good
protein3.82 g82.3good
vitamin B10.09 mg82.3good
vitamin A67.14 mcg RAE72.3good
iron1.22 mg72.1good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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