Spring is in full bloom and summertime is just around the corner. Summertime nights are best spent catching fireflies, camping out in the backyard and playing outside…not in the kitchen. In the summertime we love to be outside in the backyard playing with our kids. There’s nothing worse than being stuck in the kitchen on a beautiful summer evening. So when you are pressed for time and want something quick, give this summertime recipe a try. It’s full of summertime flavor and is super quick. It seriously takes just 10 minutes to prepare from start to finish. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser at your table this summer.
- Cranberry Cucumber Salsa
- 1 cucumber
- 1 5 oz bag of Craisins
- 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
- 4 Tbsp of balsamic salad dressing
- a pinch of kosher salt
- 1 Tbsp of sugar
- Pita Bread Pockets
- Rotisserie chicken (cut into strips)
Peel and wash a cucumber, dice into very small pieces. Combine the first six ingredients into a bowl. Mix together. Set aside. Warm pita pockets in the oven. Slice in half and fill with a few spoonfuls of the cucumber salsa. Add a few strips of sliced rotisserie chicken. Add a few more spoonfuls of cucumber salsa. This dish goes great with some homemade potato chips or sweet potato fries… enjoy!
As you prepare your spring gardens plant herbs and veggies your family will use. Fresh Cilantro and cucumbers are easy to plant and will save you lots of money during the summer. A recipe like this will leave plenty of time for exploring and creating with your children. For more ideas on how to get your kids involved in and out of the kitchen visit us at www.simplysprouteducate.com.
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