10 Cucumber Salad Recipes for SummerBy McKenna Fiddler on June 6, 2016
Looking for something new to round out your lineup of go-to summer salads? We’ve got you covered. Cucumbers are cool, crisp and refreshing, while providing a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and potassium—a fantastic way to balance out sodium-heavy grill fare.
Dress up simple sliced cucumbers with the bright additions of fresh lime and cilantro—plus a generous kick, thanks to jalapeño and red pepper.
The Food Charlatan
Tomatoes, onions and cucumbers tossed in a simple white wine vinaigrette. So easy, so delicious.
The Garden Grazer
Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad
Think of this as a deconstructed guacamole, complete with hearty chunks of avocado, tomato and cucumber. It's practically a meal unto itself.
Quick, Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad
Two of summer's finest, most refreshing ingredients team up to form the ultimate warm weather side dish.
The Healthy Foodie
Cucumber Noodle Salad with Avocado-Dill Dressing
Don't let the title fool you. No pasta was harmed in the making of this salad. Veggie "noodles" are a fab way to get your pasta fix, sans guilt.
The Healthy Maven
Summer Farro Salad with Cucumber, Tomatoes, Basil
Try replacing pasta with hearty farro—it's packed with fiber and a multitude of vitamins and minerals.
A quick and easy take on Korean kimchi, this spicy cucumber salad will wake your taste buds up in a hurry.
Spicy Quinoa, Cucumber and Tomato Salad
A flavorful whole grain salad with a kick, perfect for picnics!
New York Times
Cucumber and Cottage Cheese salad with Za'atar
Looking for a creamy alternative to mayo- or Ranch-heavy salads? This Middle Eastern-inspired variation features low-fat, protein-packed cottage cheese instead.
The unexpected additions of pistachios and pears bring plenty of "wow" factor to this summer salad blend.
The Food Charlatan