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Creamy Herb and Cucumber Salad

A healthy and creamy cucumber salad full of fresh herbs, red onion and a Greek yogurt dressing. It's a simple, light and cooling side dish that's perfect for summer.

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Gluten-free, Grain-free
Keyword creamy cucumber salad, cucumber salad, yogurt cucumber salad
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers, thinly sliced, or 3-4 large regular cucumbers (about 5 cups worth of cucumbers)
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 medium lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt, preferably grass-fed
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic or garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the sliced cucumbers, red onion, parsley, cilantro and dill.

  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, lemon juice, raw honey, granulated garlic or garlic powder, sea salt and black pepper. Taste and adjust flavor, as desired.

  3. Pour dressing over cucumber mixture and stir to coat. Let marinate in the fridge for 30-60 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

This salad is best eaten within 1-2 days.

 

This brand is my favorite Greek yogurt for using in this salad. It's pasture-raised, organic and super creamy. No weird stuff either.