Cucumber Onion Salad

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In

"One of my favorite recipes for a tasty salad. I am sure you could add different veggies. I am actually thinking of putting some radishes in it next time I make it. It has a nice tangy taste and it pickles the onions and cucumbers."

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (50.1 g)
  • Calories 41.8
  • Total Fat - 0.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 1.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.5 g
  • Sugars - 6.7 g
  • Protein - 0.4 g
  • Calcium - 17.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Slice the cucumbers and onion wafer thin. (I use a mandolin slicer). Place them in a large bowl that has a cover. Break up the onion slices. You can leave the onions in rings. Red onion makes for a prettier salad.

Step 2

Add the rest of ingredients and mix up. I just use my hands to combine it all. Cover and place in refrigerator for atleast an hour.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Loved this cucumber and onion salad. A great combination and balance of flavors making for one tantalizing and zesty salad that delights both the eye and dazzles the taste buds. Now why have I not thought to adding pepper flakes to a cucumber salad! Has already seen to a repeat and has been added to my Family Favorites Cookbook. Looking forward to serving this at our gatherings and potlucks.


review by:
(29 Apr 2013)

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