Cucumber Olive Tossed Salad

Flavorful from just a few ingredients in this easy-to-fix salad. It's refreshing but bold with zip from the Creole seasoning and saltiness from the olives.

Yield

8 servings

Ingredients

1 cup Italian salad dressing
2 medium cucumbers, peeled, halved, seeded and sliced
1 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, halved
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
2 (10 ounce) packages ready-to-serve salad greens

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the salad dressing, cucumbers, olives and Creole seasoning. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Just before serving, place the salad greens in a large bowl; add cucumber mixture and toss to coat.

Additional Information

The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.

Nutritional Information

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 159 calories, 14 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 957 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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