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Cucumber Salad combines the crunch of fresh cucumbers with a light and tangy homemade vinaigrette and a hint of red onion making it the perfect side dish recipe on a warm summer evening.
Cucumber Onion Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

When cucumbers grow with such enthusiasm in summer gardens it's time to make Cucumber Salad! The crisp fresh flavor of the cucumbers are brightened by the sweet tangyness of the light vinaigrette. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cucumber onion salad, cucumber salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 42 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in serving dish and toss until evenly coated.
  2. Serve immediately. Cucumbers release their water content as they sit so this is best served as soon as you toss it!
Recipe Notes

Makes 5 cups. 

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

  • Add fresh dill
  • Peel the cucumber skins in stripes for a pretty presentation
  • Stir in sliced radishes
  • Make with sweet white onions
  • Stir in a few spoonfuls of sour cream or Greek yogurt for a creamy cucumber salad
  • Recipe is great for a larger group and can easily be halved for a smaller weeknight side dish
Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Onion Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 42 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 321mg14%
Potassium 113mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 54IU1%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.