Today – 5 Simple Cucumber Salad Recipes You’ll Love
5 Simple Cucumber Salad Recipes You’ll Love and want to make again and again
Picked up a lot of cucumbers on your recent trip to the farmer’s market? Or maybe you just like this rather refreshing veggie a bit too much. Whatever it is, you know salads are the best when it comes to putting them to use, and that’s exactly what we’re here to help you with.
Read on to discover 5 super interesting and delicious cucumber salad recipes you absolutely need to get started on!
Super Simple Cucumber Salad Recipes You’ll Love
Cucumber Yogurt Salad
Time to take your simple cucumber, tomato and onion salad up a notch! Simply add a couple of tablespoons of yogurt (Greek yogurt, if you’d like to get some protein), some chopped dill and season it all with some salt and red chilli flakes.
This cool cucumber salad can be the perfect side to your meal on a hot summer day.
Crunchy Cucumber, Almond & Feta Salad
With plenty of texture, this salad is another must try. Super easy to whip up, all you need to do is dice some cucumber (with the skin on), add in the veggies of your choice (think lettuce, carrots and bell peppers), add some crumbled feta cheese into the mix, dress lightly with some Dijon mustard and finally, top it with some roughly chopped almonds to lend a crunchy texture to the salad.
Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad
Celebrate your love for Asian food with this cucumber salad variation we bet you won’t have tried already. Cut cucumbers into thin, vertical strips and combine them with some chopped cilantro, sliced onions, a teaspoon of sambal oelek paste and a drizzle of toasted sesame oil!
Lemony Cucumber Salad
Holding a potluck or a summer cookout? This lemony salad will turn out to be an easy crowd pleaser! Infact, you might even want to mason jar-it and take it for your office lunch! All you need to do is combine sliced radishes and cucumbers in a bowl, add in some finely chopped yellow or orange bell pepper, some chopped parsley and some lemon rind. Finally, season it all with some coarse sea salt, black pepper, olive oil, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar!
Greek Breakfast Bowl
Love salads that fill you up! You’ll totally dig this chickpea salad. Start by combining olive oil, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper and red chilli powder in a small bowl. Drizzle this over a bowlful of thinly sliced cucumbers, canned (or boiled) chickpeas, sliced olives, crumbled feta cheese and give it all a nice toss.
Finish up with some chopped dill on the top and you’re done!
The benefits of cucumbers
Loved our simple cucumber salad recipes? You will even more when you find all what all this summer veggie packs in!
- Cucumbers are packed with antioxidants that help protect the body against damage due to free radicals.
- They are loaded with vitamins and minerals and are one of the most nutrient-dense veggies out there
- They hydrate and cool down the body.
- Cucumbers are also excellent at lowering blood sugar levels.
Cucumbers are among the most popular veggies known to help boost your wellbeing. Get these simple cucumber salad recipes in your foodie repertoire now – you will not look back and plus how cheap are cucumbers! These make a really inexpensive meal addition
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Happy salad making everyone!