Gluten-Free Mixes and Italian Family Recipes

Cucumber Salad


March 6, 2015

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • 10 mins

    10 mins

  • Yields: 4


1 cucumber, peeled

2 tomatoes, rinsed and diced

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1 cup plain yogurt

1/4 red onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 tablespoon minced cilantro

Juice of half a lemon

Dash freshly ground pepper

1/4 cup chopped cashews, optional


Slice the cucumber lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and discard. Cut the cucumber into thin slices. Combine with tomatoes and salt in a small bowl. Let sit for 10 minutes. Drain. Meanwhile, mix yogurt, red onion, cumin, cilantro, lemon juice and pepper in a medium bowl. Gently stir in drained cucumbers and tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Sprinkle with chopped cashews before serving.

HELPING HANDS: Kids can help make the yogurt dressing