Italian Cucumber Salad - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Italian Cucumber Salad

Servings:6Serving Size:1 cup

This cucumber salad is light, refreshing, and perfect on a hot summer day. It goes well with Southern Fish in Foil.


  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • ½ cup chopped green pepper
  • ½ cup Italian dressing


  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. Serve with slotted spoon.


Add more color and nutrition by adding red, yellow, or orange bell peppers, banana peppers, or hot peppers to this dish.

Make it a Meal

  • Grilled hamburgers on whole wheat buns
  • Baked French fries
  • Italian Cucumber Salad
  • Low-fat milk
Source: Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine. Find more great recipes at


Cut up a batch of bell peppers, carrots or broccoli. Pre-package them to use when you are short on time. You can enjoy them on a salad, as a snack, with dip or in a veggie wrap.

Nutrition facts per serving: 106 calories; 8 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g trans fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 341 mg sodium; 8 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 2 g protein