Cucumber & Red Onion Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Cucumber & red onion salad recipe? Learn how to make Cucumber & red onion salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rosiehealth

Makes 6 servings



Red Onion and Cucumber Salad Recipe courtesy Caprial and John Pence, Caprial and John's Kitchen, Ten Speed Press, 2002 Prep Time: 20 min Inactive Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: -- Level: Easy Serves: 6 servings

Recipe Ingredients for Cucumber & red onion salad

1 red onion, large, julienne
1 Salt
2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced
2 teaspoons ginger, peeled, grated fresh
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/4 cup vegetable oil, preferably canola
1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1 Freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Cucumber & red onion salad

  1. Place the onions in a large bowl; set aside.

  2. In a colander, lightly salt the cucumbers and let drain for about 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, whisk together the ginger, garlic, chives, and vinegar in a small bowl. While whisking, slowly add the oil and whisk until smooth. Add the pepper flakes, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  4. Add the cucumbers to the onions and toss well. Add the dressing and toss well. Adjust the seasonings. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours before serving. Serve chilled.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 135.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
6.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
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