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Cucumber Salads

Looking for recipes for cucumber salads? Taste of Home has the best cucumber salads recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Jicama Cucumber Salad

Jicama Cucumber Salad

Jicama Cucumber Salad

Cool as a cuke and crunchy with jicama, this summery salad dressed with a splash of lime juice is a favorite with Debi Williams of Westminster, Colorado. “It’s especially great as a side with all kinds of Mexican foods,” she says.

Fresh Cucumber Salad

Fresh Cucumber Salad

Fresh Cucumber Salad

Crisp, garden-fresh cukes are always in season when we hold our family reunion, and they really shine in this simple cucumber salad. The recipe can easily be expanded to make large quantities, too. —Betsy Carlson, Rockford, Illinois

Italian Cucumber Salad

Italian Cucumber Salad

Italian Cucumber Salad

Folks enjoy this tangy, refreshing side dish. I came up with the recipe after sampling a similar salad at a local cafeteria.—Jane Nichols, Houston, Texas
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Sour Cream Cucumbers Salad

Sour Cream Cucumbers Salad

Sour Cream Cucumbers Salad

GETTING kids to eat their vegetables can be tricky business for many parents. Admits Karen Holt, “My kids are not vegetable eaters, so I’m constantly challenged to find recipes that appeal to their appetites.” This Redding, California mother adds that Sour Cream Cucumbers are a tasty way to make a plentiful vegetable acceptable to her picky trio. “Not only is this the only way my kids will eat cucumbers, but they actually request it!” Karen reports. “The recipe is simple and delicious.” Karen found the recipe about 5 years ago and revised it by sweetening it up with a bit more sugar. Even though her kids won’t eat plain raw cucumbers, they still love this side dish. “I don’t try to disguise the vegetables, just find ways to make them more palatable,” notes Karen. “Sour Cream Cucumbers is a big winner!”

Lemony Cucumber Salad

Lemony Cucumber Salad

Lemony Cucumber Salad

"In the summer, we use fresh cucumber and tomatoes from my husband's prolific garden for this colorful salad," writes field editor Marcia Severson of Hallock, Minnesota. "it's oneof our favorite light suppers."

Quick Cucumber Salad

Quick Cucumber Salad

Quick Cucumber Salad

This is a good salad for weight-watchers…very light but filling. Go easy on the dressing as too much will spoil the natural flavors of the salad. — Yulia Bagwell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Garden Cucumber Salad

Garden Cucumber Salad

Garden Cucumber Salad

If you like cucumber salad like I do, this one’s a cool pick. It’s a mix of fresh veggies, feta and Greek seasoning and so refreshing when the sun’s beating down. —Katie Stanczak, Hoover, Alabama

Borage Cucumber Salad Dressing

Borage Cucumber Salad Dressing

Borage Cucumber Salad Dressing

It is so easy to make your own salad dressings at home. This one is so flavorful and keeps so well in the fridge, that you will be making it often.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Curried Cucumbers

Curried Cucumbers

Curried Cucumbers

This is a variation of a cucumber salad I once enjoyed at a salad bar. I use mayonnaise to cut the tartness of the sour cream. It has a rich flavor, too! Reduce calories by using "light" sour cream and mayonnaise.

Orange Cucumber Tossed Salad

Orange Cucumber Tossed Salad

Orange Cucumber Tossed Salad

"This salad has been a family favorite for as long as I can remember," Betty Tobias writes from Nashua, New Hampshire. "It's prettiest when it's served in a glass bowl, with orange and cucumber slices lining the sides. Often, I'll double the dressing recipe so I have some on hand for the next time I make it."

Anytime Cucumber Salad

Anytime Cucumber Salad

Anytime Cucumber Salad

Barbara Moravek of Jay, Florida writes, “This recipe has a wonderfully refreshing taste. In 10 minutes (or less) you can have a mouthwatering salad with only 5 ingredients.”—Barbara Moravek, Jay, Florida
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