Cucumber-Radish Slaw

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

This cool, peppery slaw uses no mayonnaise.


  • 2 English cucumbers

  • 4 to 6 radishes (to equal 1 cup)

  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt, plus more for seasoning

  • Ground pepper

  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion


  1. Peel English cucumbers. Halve lengthwise; slice cucumbers very thinly on the diagonal.

  2. Thinly slice radishes. In a large colander, toss vegetables with coarse salt. Top mixture with a plate that fits inside colander; weight with a heavy object. Drain in sink 20 minutes; squeeze vegetables in paper towels to dry.

  3. Transfer to a bowl; toss with minced red onion, cider vinegar, olive oil, and 1 teaspoon sugar; season with salt and ground pepper. Serve immediately.

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