Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad

This is a zesty, refreshing Cucumber Salad that makes the perfect tasty light lunch or side dish, especially for a spicy main dish such as Basil Chicken in Coconut-Curry Sauce or Thai Curry Stir Fry. Cucumbers offer a unique combination of nutrients including cucurbitacins, lignans, and flavonoids, which provide valuable antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer benefits. This recipe is super easy to put together as it takes almost no time at all, which makes it the perfect party food especially for a summer BBQ!

Cucumber Salad Recipe

Makes 6-8 servings


  • 4 ounces of chopped peppers
  • 1 seedless cucumber diced
  • 3 celery sticks sliced
  • 1  small fennel bulb sliced
  • 3 green onions sliced


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil


  1. Combine peppers, cucumber, celery, fennel & onion in large bowl.  Cover & refrigerate.
  2. Whisk oil with lemon juice, garlic tarragon & basil, cover & refrigerate.  One hour before serving, toss salad with dressing.  Add sea salt & pepper to taste.

Cucumber Salad

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More