Cucumber vinegar salad recipe is simple and easy to make as a light, summertime side dish. Plant-based, vegan, low-calorie, and gluten-free.
Looking for a side that will make your lunch or weeknight dinner a million times better?
This refreshing cucumber salad with vinegar and onion will brighten up any meal. You won’t have to fuss with a lot of ingredients or seasonings to fix this cucumber vinegar salad recipe. Plus, it comes together in just 10 minutes of prep!
Make this vibrant, eye-catching salad for your next picnic, potluck, or when unexpected guests pop by. Impress everyone with this brilliant colorful salad dish.
If you need a fancy and super filling salad for big family gatherings you could try my Mediterranean rainbow quinoa salad. It will surely amaze everyone around the table!
- Is cucumber salad good for you?
- What does a cucumber vinegar salad recipe contain?
- How long does cucumber salad last
- What happens if you eat a cucumber every day
- Is this cucumber vinegar salad recipe good for weight loss?
- What do you serve with cucumber salad?
- More vegan salad recipes
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Is cucumber salad good for you?
Besides being quick and easy to prepare in no time, this nourishing side dish is loved by everyone in my family. Since cucumbers are so abundant here in spring and summer, we eat them daily, without any exceptions :). And, yes, they are good for you and safe to eat every single day, there would be no problems, only many health benefits!
I’m sure this hearty salad will become a regular part of your clean-eating menu.
Let’s make this healthy and delicious cucumber salad with sesame seeds right away!
What does a cucumber vinegar salad recipe contain?
This Asian-inspired recipe for cucumber salad with vinegar uses only wholesome, real food ingredients. Take advantage of seasonal cucumbers and onions and enjoy this time-tested winner vegetable salad that is both affordable and incredibly tasty. All you need is:
- Fresh cucumbers (English cucumbers preferably)
- Onion (red, yellow, or white – you choose)
- Sesame seeds (toasted)
- Apple cider vinegar (or any vinegar of your choice)
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Salt and sugar
- Freshly ground black pepper (optional)
As always, you can find the full recipe with a list of ingredients with measurements in a printable recipe card at the end of this post.
Which cucumber is best for salad
You can use any cucumbers you have at hand and are available in your country: English cucumbers, Persian cucumbers, Kirby cucumbers, or any garden cucumbers. I highly recommend you use English (European) cucumbers because they have thin skin and a mild taste. They are also known as hothouse or seedless cucumbers. Actually, they have small seeds but you can easily chew and digest them – simply rinse, slice, and serve. We want to keep things simple and uncomplicated! Yay!
Which vinegar for cucumber salad
I always choose apple cider vinegar whenever I make salad recipes that call for vinegar-based dressings. I think it’s the best choice for salad recipes because it’s not so strong and has a pleasant flavor. But you can use red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, or rice vinegar instead. For an even more intense sour flavor, you can use plain white vinegar, too.
How long does cucumber salad last
Store this tangy, dairy-free cucumber vinegar salad in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days, but in my opinion, it’s best to be eaten after a few hours after being made.
What happens if you eat a cucumber every day
Cucumbers are very low in calories (one raw, unpeeled cucumber contains only 45 calories) but rich in important vitamins and minerals. Eating cucumbers may lead to numerous health benefits like balanced hydration, lower blood pressure, weight loss, and improved digestion. You can add them to your diet easily, including them in many salads or simply eating them on their own.
Is this cucumber vinegar salad recipe good for weight loss?
Wondering how to shed belly fat fast without depriving yourself of delicious food? This light and savory salad is the right choice for you then. It’s excellent for people who want to lose weight and get a flat stomach without being hungry or being on a strict”diet”. Thanks to its high water and fiber content, this vegan cucumber salad will keep you full and satisfied. Couple it with a nutrient-dense lunch or dinner and you’ll get a full and complete meal that will keep your body in shape.
Is it good to eat cucumber with vinegar?
You may ask yourself what do cucumbers and vinegar do to your body? This Asian cucumber vinegar salad is widely known for its many health benefits. It contains plenty of nutritional value, boosts your immune system, and greatly helps in detoxifying your body.
What do you serve with cucumber salad?
This budget-friendly salad is so versatile, it goes with so many meals, you can serve it up with:
- Crispy Quinoa Patties (GF)
- Creamy Red Lentil Soup
- Baked Potato & Zucchini Fritters
- Cozy Green Peas Stew
- Creamy Broccoli Soup (without cream or flour)
- Gluten-Free Zucchini Patties with Chickpea Flour
More vegan salad recipes
- 20-Minute Vegan Pasta Salad
- Mediterranean Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Fresh Mint
- Simple Butter Lettuce Salad
- Protein-Packed Quinoa Salad
- Picky-Eaters Approved Strawberry Spinach Salad with Walnuts
- Healing Salad with Mixed Greens for Flat Belly
- Vegan-Friendly Potato Salad without Mayo or Eggs
- Kid-Friendly Salad with Apricots and Strawberries
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