Refreshing Cucumber Salad Recipe

Refreshing Cucumber Salad Recipe

Cucumber salad is a light, refreshing dish that's perfect for warm weather. It's simple to prepare and complements a wide range of main dishes. Here’s a simple and unique recipe for a delicious cucumber salad.


  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Prepare the Cucumbers

  • Wash the cucumbers thoroughly.
  • Slice the cucumbers thinly. You can peel them if you prefer, but leaving the skin on adds extra color and nutrients.
  • Place the sliced cucumbers in a large bowl.

Add the Onion and Dill

  • Thinly slice the red onion and add it to the bowl with the cucumbers.
  • Chop the fresh dill and sprinkle it over the cucumbers and onions.

Make the Dressing

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the apple cider vinegar, olive oil, honey, salt, and black pepper until well combined.

Combine and Toss

  • Drizzle the dressing over the cucumber and onion mixture.
  • Toss everything together gently until the cucumbers and onions are evenly coated with the dressing.

Chill and Serve

  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes to let the flavors blend.
  • Give the salad a final toss before serving.

Tips for a Perfect Cucumber Salad:

Opt for Fresh Ingredients: Using fresh cucumbers, red onions, and dill will give your salad the best flavor.
Enhance the Flavor: For a different twist, you can add some crumbled feta cheese or sliced cherry tomatoes to the salad.
Serve Cold: This salad tastes best when served cold, so make sure to let it chill in the refrigerator before serving.

This cucumber salad is a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for summer. With its crisp texture and refreshing taste, it’s a great side dish for any meal. Enjoy this unique recipe and bring a touch of freshness to your table!