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Cucumber and Herb Salad Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Vegan)

This cucumber and herb salad recipe is a bright and fresh recipe with garden cucumbers in a tangy herby dressing with basil, parsley, and dill. This is a fantastic healthy summer cucumber salad that is a fresh addition to your dinner table. Serve with grilled entrees and a creamy pasta or rice side dish.
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Summer seems to be winding down, but our cucumber bounty is just ramping up! I’ve made these amazing fresh garlic pickles 5 times already this summer, and needed a fun new cucumber salad recipe to mix it up!  This bright and fresh cucumber and herb salad is loaded with flavor, herbs, and marinated in a sweet and tangy dressing. It’s the perfect light side dish to enjoy with burgers, kebobs, hot dogs, or pulled pork sandwiches. This simple herb and cucumber salad is ready in less than 10 minutes, and is totally packed with fresh summer flavor.

This Cucumber and Herb Salad Recipe Is:

  • Sweet
  • Fresh
  • Bright
  • Tangy
  • Loaded with Herbs
  • Ready in under 10 minutes
  • Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and SO Good!

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How To Grow Fresh Herbs on Your Counter All Year Long

We got this great 6-Pod Aerogarden which is fantastic for growing herbs in the winter.  We actually got it when we lived in a smaller apartment, but even now that we own an acreage we still use it year-round!  I love growing herbs on my countertop like fresh basil, dill, mint, sage, thyme, parsley, and lemon balm – perfect for this cucumber salad. It uses LED lights and water, so no messy soil needed – you can have fresh herbs at your fingertips any time. I love picking a few springs of parsley to chop on pastas, adding basil leaves to soups, and tossing some dill in with my pasta salads. This Aerogarden is a great gift for anyone who would like fresh herbs… no big kitchen or green thumb required!

What’s In This Cucumber and Herb Salad Recipe:

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Salads with Garden Cucumbers

This herby cucumber salad is the perfect way to use those extra garden cucumbers.  Throughout the summer our garden is overloaded with cuc plants all ripening at once.  I make this garden fresh cucumber pickles recipe with my extra cucumbers and dill and a healthy meal is ready in no time. Enjoy that summer garden bounty with this bright and fresh pickle recipe all summer long.  There’s nothing better than seasonal produce right out of the garden – if not your garden, then get fresh cucumbers at your local farmer’s market stand 🙂

How Do I Make Cucumber Salad with Herbs?

  1. In a large bowl, add all ingredients and mix well to combine.
  2. Cover bowl, and allow cucumber salad to refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
  3. Garnish with extra green onion and dill if desired.
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Make Cucumber Salad Gluten Free for a Healthy Side Dish

This gluten free cucumber salad recipe is a simple meal to make without the wheat. I’m all about making recipes gluten free when I can. Gluten free cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around gluten free pantry staples and swapping in a few wheat-less ingredients you can make healthier meals for you and your family. I made a list of my 125 favorite gluten free pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my gluten free recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and healthy recipes are fantastic meals for everyone at your table.

Other Summer Cucumber Recipes You’ll Love!

Fresh Garlic Pickles Without Dill Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Keto Tzatziki Sauce Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

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Cucumber and Herb Salad

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This cucumber and herb salad recipe is a bright and fresh recipe with garden cucumbers in a tangy herby dressing with basil, parsley, and dill. This is a fantastic healthy summer cucumber salad that is a fresh addition to your dinner table. Serve with grilled entrees and a creamy pasta or rice side dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 54 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large cucumbers sliced
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons dill chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 2 tablespoons basil chopped
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • 1 clove garlic pressed/minced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons light sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon tellicherry pepper
  • Crushed pepper flakes to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, add all ingredients and mix well to combine.
  • Cover bowl, and allow cucumber salad to refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
  • Garnish with extra green onion and dill if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 54kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 151mgPotassium: 233mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 375IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg
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