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Cucumber Mint Relish

  • Yield: 2 cups


  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into small dice Salt
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced (about 1 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar


  • Place the diced cucumber in a fine mesh sieve set over a bowl. Lightly salt and let drain for 1 hour. Pat dry with paper towels and place in a clean bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour and up to 4 hours before serving. Stir well before serving.