This kid-friendly salad recipe is quick, easy, fresh and nutritious and includes cucumber, cauliflower, celery and peppers. The Mardi Gras Picnic Salad is an ideal salad to take to potlucks and picnics.
Salad: In large bowl, combine cucumber, cauliflower, onion, celery and peppers.
Sprinkle with salt. Toss or stir well.
Let sit 2 hours. Drain well.
Dressing: In glass bowl, combine sugar, vinegar, mustard seed, celery seed and garlic. Stir well.
Microwave dressing on high for 2 minutes. Stir to dissolve sugar. Let cool.
Combine salad and dressing in 12 cup sealable container. Seal with lid. Shake a few times. Refrigerate until serving.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 1 week.
Serving Size 1/2 cup / 125ml
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.