Share This Recipe, Choose Your Platform:

This Cucumber salad is a great side dish for a hot summer day! Cucumbers are delicious and nutritious, they are high in potassium, fiber and Vitamin C. Mix in a can of garbanzo beans to add some protein!


  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 4 cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp vinegar – rice, apple cider or balsamic
  • 1 tsp dill (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Main Ingredient(s): Cucumbers, Red Onion


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Chill for one hour.
  • Toss and serve.
  • Enjoy!
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
VT Fresh Cooked, Ate, Approved graphic with a check mark.

After you cook and try this recipe, submit this short survey to be entered to win a $100 gift card!

VT Fresh is funded in part by the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. In Vermont, SNAP is called 3SquaresVT. It can help low income people buy foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact the Vermont Foodbank toll-free at 855-855-6181.

Published On: June 11, 2020