Cucumber Salad Recipe

The Best Cucumber Salad

Looking for a refreshing and light side dish to complement your meal? Look no further than this recipe for the best cucumber salad! With a combination of crisp cucumbers, tangy vinegar, and a variety of herbs and spices, it’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Here’s the recipe:


  • 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cucumbers, vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, dill, and basil.
  2. Stir until the cucumbers are evenly coated with the dressing.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or until chilled.
  4. Just before serving, stir in the chopped parsley, if using.
  5. Serve the cucumber salad cold as a side dish. Enjoy!

This recipe makes about 4 servings and can be easily doubled or tripled to feed a larger crowd. It’s also a great option for meal prep, as it can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Simply stir in the parsley just before serving for the freshest flavor.


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