Cool Cucumber Salad Recipes

I have a few Cucumber Salad Recipes below for you to try. Some are with a vinaigrette dressing and the other is with a sour cream based dressing. They are all very easy and simple vegetable salad recipes.







Cucumber Salads

Cucumbers can sometimes be quite bitter, so I recommend taste testing first. If it is bitter – then remove the peel - otherwise it can be left on.

Also, the seeds in the regular salad cucumbers are usually bitter – therefore I highly recommend the seedless type or remove the center seeded portion.

I normally use the English cucumber for all my vegetable salad recipes, since the seeds are tiny and not bitter.

The following simple salad recipes are great to accompany any type of meal. My family wouldn't think of eating a roast of beef or roladen without them.




Cucumber au Vinaigrette Recipe

This is a French version of a cucumber salad with a vinaigrette style dressing.

Cucumber au vinaigrette, cucumber salad recipes

Creamy Cucumber Recipe

This recipe has a nice creamy dressing which compliments the watery texture of the cucumber.


Cucumber Mint

With just a few simple ingredients you can make this really refreshing salad.


Japanese Cucumber

The addition of soy sauce and ginger to the vinaigrette perks up this recipe with an Oriental taste.


German Cucumber

The Germans regularly use Maggi in their seasoning and here they have added it to the dressing for a unique flavour.


Asian Fusion

A combination of Mango, Pineapple and Cucumber with a Sweet Sesame Vinaigrette.


Cucumber Watermelon

A super cool and refreshing salad. Great with any Summer meal.


Tomato Cucumber

The rich creamy dressing clings nicely to the cucumber and tomato halves.



Check out my NEW Tutorials to help you prepare your Cucumber Salads

How to Slice English Cucumber

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Did you know that Cucumbers originated in India. Over the last few thousand years, the cucumber has spread across Asia, and then into Europe, and finally to North America around the sixteenth century. Today, cucumbers are enjoyed around the world with hundreds of different varieties cultivated to suit local tastes.




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