Cucumber Salad Recipes

Find delicious salads with cucumbers and other vegetables, as well as cucumber salads with different types of meat.

Staff Picks

Cucumber Salad with Sour Cream and Dill Dressing

Rating: 3.16 stars
We've given this creamy cucumber salad recipe a healthy update. But it's still so good, you won't even notice! Reduced-fat sour cream (in place of full-fat) lowers the calorie count without losing taste.

Thai Cucumber Salad

The vegetables in this crunchy, satisfying Thai Cucumber Salad can be tossed together with the tangy rice vinegar dressing a week in advance, leaving nothing more to do before serving than to scatter roasted peanuts and fresh herbs over the top.

Cucumber-Herb Salad

Simple salads like this one are a great way to use summer's bounty. Here, kirby cucumbers are turned into a crunchy make-ahead side salad chock full of mixed tender herbs like parsley, mint, and chives.

Cucumber Salad with Radish and Dill

Cucumbers and radishes are a good pair, each offering distinctive texture, flavor, and color. This Cucumber Salad with Radish and Dill is a refreshing side dish.

Ginger Cucumber Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars
A refreshing summer side dish, this Ginger Cucumber Salad is a great addition to any summer menu. 

Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad

This Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad is spiced with a little dry mustard.

Cucumber Salad with White-Wine Vinaigrette

Classic Scandinavian ingredients cucumber and dill come together in this simple, refreshing salad.

Cucumber Salad with Herbs, Kumquats, and Sumac Dressing

Chopped fresh herbs take this crisp cucumber salad to the next level. Sliced kumquats and sumac provide a vibrant counterpoint to both the cucumbers, and any main you pair the salad with.

Grilled Fish with Spicy Cantaloupe-Cucumber Salad

This Grilled Fish with Spicy Cantaloupe-Cucumber Salad features Southeast Asian-inspired flavors of ginger, fish sauce, lime and mint. And, it only takes 30 minutes to prepare.

Charred-Cucumber-and-Radish Salad with Yogurt

It's worth seeking out edible flowers for this striking Charred-Cucumber-and-Radish Salad with Yogurt summer side dish—we used borage blossoms, sweet alyssum, and nasturtiums.

Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Serve this Tomato-Cucumber Salad with our Savory Pain Perdu.

Inspiration and Ideas

30 Cool Cucumber Recipes You'll Want to Make All Summer Long

Few foods are as refreshing or adaptable as cucumbers. Their subtle flavor and high-water content make them a welcome addition to a range of dishes, from salads and soups to pickles and cocktails.

Avocado, Beet, Pea and Cucumber Salad

Earthy and sweet flavors combine in this Avocado, Beet, Pea and Cucumber Salad. Crunchy cucumber, soft beets, sweet peas, and creamy avocado combine for a tasty salad