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Cucumber Radish Salad

Mediterranean Recipe

This Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad features crispy cucumbers, spicy radishes, and tangy spring onions in a Greek yogurt dressing.

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Ingredients

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1 cucumber(s) 8 oz (200 g)
1 cup radish(es) 8 oz (200g)
1 spring onion(s)
4 tablespoons Greek yogurt
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons lemon juice
to taste salt
to taste black pepper

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Nutrition

3 tablespoons
Serving Size
30
Calories
2 g
Protein
0.5 g
Fat
4.7 g
Carbohydrates
0.4 g
Saturated Fat
2.4 g
Sugar
1 mg
Cholesterol
1.3 g
Fiber
22 mg
Sodium
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      About the Recipe

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      This delicious Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad is filled with crisp cucumbers, peppery radishes, and zesty spring onions, dressed with a creamy Greek yogurt dressing.

      It is ready in 10 minutes! Easy, right?!

      Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad in a bowl.

      What is the best season to make this recipe?

      Cucumber Radish Salad is best enjoyed during the spring and summer months when these fresh vegetables are in season.

      What are the health benefits of this dish?

      This salad is not only a delicious and simple dish but also has lots of nutrients.

      Cucumbers are hydrating and packed with vitamins and minerals, while radishes add a spicy kick and are rich in antioxidants.

      Spring onions are low in calories and high in essential nutrients like vitamin C and fiber.

      The Greek yogurt dressing provides a dose of probiotics and protein, making this salad a nutritious and simple addition to your diet.

      Where can I buy the required ingredients?

      You can find all the ingredients for Cucumber Radish Salad at your nearest grocery store or supermarket.

      For the freshest produce, consider visiting your local farmers’ market.

      I love to buy vegetables and fruits at farmers’ markets.

      Can I substitute any of the ingredients?

      Feel free to customize this recipe to suit your taste preferences or dietary restrictions.

      You can substitute Greek yogurt for mayonnaise if desired. It will be creamy and delicious, too! Sometimes I make this addition. 🙂

      Additionally, you can add other seasonal vegetables such as cherry tomatoes or bell peppers for extra color and flavor.

      Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad in a bowl with a spoon and fork.

      Can I make this dish part of a menu?

      Absolutely! My Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad pairs well with various dishes, making it a great addition to any menu.

      For an appetizer, serve my delicious Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Spicy Salmon Tartare, or Tuna Carpaccio.

      You can serve this salad with Simple Boiled Red Potatoes as a vegetarian meal. Alternatively, serve these Veal Cutlets or Pecan Crusted Salmon as the main dish.

      For dessert, go with my favorite Raspberry Pavlova or Chocolate Raspberry Tart. So good!

      Which drinks pair well with this dish?

      For a refreshing beverage to complement the crispness of the salad, consider serving it with a chilled glass of white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

      As another option, a glass of sparkling water infused with lemon or cucumber makes for a refreshing non-alcoholic addition.

      How long can I store the leftovers?

      While it’s best to enjoy this salad fresh, you can store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

      Please keep in mind that the vegetables may release some moisture over time, so give the salad a quick toss before serving again.

      Recipe tips & tricks:

      • To prevent the salad from becoming watery, you can salt the cucumbers and radishes before assembling the salad. Simply sprinkle them with salt and let them sit for 5 minutes.
      • For an extra burst of flavor, try adding fresh herbs such as dill or parsley to the salad.
      • If you prefer a vegan option, you can substitute the Greek yogurt with a dairy-free alternative such as coconut or almond yogurt.

      Enjoy this creamy and delicious Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad!

      Cucumber Radish Salad in a bowl.

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      Steps

      1
      Done
      5 min

      Prepare the Vegetables

      Wash the cucumber, radishes, and spring onion thoroughly.
      Peel the cucumber. Slice the cucumber thinly into rounds.
      Trim the ends of the radishes and slice them thinly.
      Thinly slice the spring onion, both the white and green parts.

      2
      Done
      2 min

      Make the Dressing

      In a small bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, 1 clove of grated garlic, and 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice.
      Mix well until smooth and creamy. Adjust the lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.

      3
      Done
      1 min

      Assemble the Salad

      Combine the sliced cucumber, radishes, and spring onion in a large mixing bowl.
      Pour the prepared Greek yogurt dressing over the vegetables.
      Toss the salad until all the vegetables are evenly coated with the dressing.

      4
      Done
      1 min

      Transfer

      Taste the salad and add more salt and pepper if needed.
      Transfer the salad to a serving dish.

      5
      Done
      1 min

      Serve

      Your Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad is ready. Enjoy!

      Helena

      Helena

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