Cucumber Salad Recipe With Fresh Herbs

This Cucumber Salad Recipe features fresh herbs, and is simple to make.

| October 2013

  • This simple Cucumber Salad Recipe features fresh herbs.
    Photo Courtesy Oxmoor House
  • Learn to make the most of any season's produce with the "Pick Fresh Cookbook."
    Cover Courtesy Oxmoor House

Pick Fresh Cookbook (Oxmoor House, 2013) offers readers all they need to choose the best produce from any season, whether they shop at the farmer’s market or their local big store. This Cucumber Salad Recipe, excerpted from "Vegetables,"  uses fresh herbs to produce a crisp, refreshing flavor.

You can purchase this book from the Capper’s Farmer store: Cooking Light Pick Fresh Cookbook.

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Cucumber Salad Recipe With Fresh Herbs

Hands-on time: 12 min. Total time: 12 min.



Update the classic cucumber-dill salad with creative slicing and a medley of fresh herbs.

1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons coarsely chopped fresh mint
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4  teaspoon salt
1/4  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove
5 1/2 cups thinly sliced cucumber (about 2 large)
2 1/2  cups thinly sliced red onion






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