Rocket & Cucumber Salad

This simple but tasty salad packs a nutrient punch with just a few calories and will work nicely as a side for your protein of choice. 

Cucumber is packed with vitamin K1, B5, A, C and B6 along with copper and manganese while the rocket provides folate, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and potassium.  

The dash of olive oil, salt and lemon accentuates the flavours of this little dish.   


One serve provides 67 calories, 2 g protein, 5 g fat, 4 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.3.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 40 g arugula/rocket
  • 100 g cucumbers, diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Quarter a lemon juiced
  • Sprinkle of sea salt


  • Toss veggies together in a salad bowl.
  • Squeeze over the lemon.
  • Drizzle over the olive oil.
  • Sprinkle the sea salt, toss and serve.

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