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A large bowl of cucumber salad
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5 from 11 votes

Easy Cucumber Salad

There’s lots to love about this cucumber salad in the summer. It’s easy to prep, uses simple ingredients, and is filled with fresh flavors!
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cucumber Onion Salad, Cucumber Salad, Cucumber Salad Recipe, Cucumber Salad Vinegar, Easy Cucumber Salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 37kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 2 large English cucumbers thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
  • tablespoon champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Toss cucumbers with salt. Add the sliced cucumber to a colander and toss with the salt. 
    Adding salt on cucumbers for cucumber salad
  • Wash and drain the cucumbers. Set the colander in your sink or on top of a plate, as the salt will pull liquid from the cucumbers. Let this sit for 20 minutes, then rinse the cucumber with cold water.
    Rinsing cucumbers with water for cucumber salad
  • Add the salad ingredients to a bowl. Add the drained cucumber to a salad bowl along with the red onion, green onion and fresh dill. 
    Cucumber salad ingredients in a large bowl
  • Make the dressing. Stir the vinegar and honey together in a separate small bowl, then pour on top of the salad.
    Cucumber salad dressing in a small bowl with a spoon
  • Garnish with black pepper and additional fresh dill leaves.
    A big white bowl filled with cucumber salad




Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg