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Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe
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Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe

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This is one of the first recipes I came up with myself. It's a great salad for picnics or potlucks. I never come home with an empty bowl! —Brynn Steckman, Westerville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 small English cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 31 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl; toss to combine. Refrigerate, covered, about 1 hour. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cucumber and Red Onion Salad in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p44

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Reviewed Jul. 22, 2014

"Love it! So simple and refreshing. Great recipe to use for the abundance of cucumbers from my garden!"

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013

"Light and simple to put together. Will make again."

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2012

"Something Martha would be proud of!"

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