Crunchy and refreshing, a salad with cucumber is a cool solution for hot weather days. From cucumber-and-tomato salad to lemon-dill cucumber salad, these easy recipes take just minutes. No stove required -- just chop and stir.See Popular Cucumber Salad Recipes
Ana Sortun sprinkles house-made flatbreads with za'atar, the Middle Eastern blend of sesame seeds, herbs, and sumac. She serves it with a salad of spinach, peas, cucumbers, and lettuce, mixed with yogurt-like Lebanese lebneh. Bake store-bought pizza dough with za'atar, and make a simpler version of the salad with Greek-style yogurt.
Combine three key ingredients yogurt, cucumber and mint to create a dish that is cool and soothing to your lips and easy on your hips!
Thin strips of cucumber are seasoned with rice vinegar, red pepper, and ginger for this chilled side dish.
This dish, popular from Athens to Zanzibar, is fast, easy to make, high in fiber, and can serve as a side dish or appetizer.
Set out these cold cucumbers at a cookout to accompany grilled burgers and baked beans.
A bottled ginger vinaigrette salad dressing enhances the flavors of this Asian main dish recipe.
At his flagship New Orleans restaurant, August, John Besh makes his chopped salad with 21 different kinds of vegetables and herbs. Cut the number of vegetables back to eight; the recipe is still fantastic.
Crisp and refreshing chilled cucumber and red onion salad tossed in creamy sour cream yogurt dressing seasoned with fresh-chopped dill and cracked black pepper. Tastes cool and delicious on a hot summer day.
With a lot of low-calorie veggies, a slimmed-down dressing, and just a sprinkling of dried cranberries and olives, this colorful tossed salad recipe comes up a nutrition winner.
A simple salad of julienned cucumbers and carrots tossed with a soy-mustard dressing makes this light fish dish incredibly vibrant.
For an even faster salad, use already made hummus rather than make it.
Turn ordinary spaghetti into pasta salad. Toss pasta with corn cut from the cob, cucumber, summer squash, and celery. Then splash on mustard-spiked cider vinegar dressing.
Straight-from-the-garden cucumbers and cherry tomatoes are delicious as is. This simple salad recipe accents their garden freshness with a lemon and mint dressing.
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This simple salad becomes sensational when you make it with cucumbers and radishes fresh from your garden.
Only slightly more involved than Andreas Viestad's supersimple tomato salad, this version is inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine. A sprinkling of toasted cumin seeds ground with salt gives the summery salad a warm depth of flavor. Any leftover cumin salt is terrific on grilled chicken or roasted potatoes.