Perfect as a light dinner or side dish, this fresh and zesty cucumber noodle salad by celebrity chef and Paleo diet advocate, Pete Evans is a winner. Combining cucumber noodles with toasted sesame seeds and tahini, it’s a riot of texture and flavour. But want to know the best part? You can make this delicious dish in under ten minutes!
“If you want to make this dish really special, a spoonful of salmon or trout roe is sensational, or some cured or smoked salmon or a can of sustainable tuna work a treat, too,” says Pete Evans.
4–5 Lebanese cucumbers, spiralised into thick noodles
1 large handful of mint leaves, torn
1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
3 tablespoons hulled tahini
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon tamari
1 garlic clove, very finely chopped
½ teaspoon honey, or more to taste (optional)
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper