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Cabbage Cucumber Salad

# Cabbage Cucumber Salad

This is a straightforward and revitalizing **Cabbage Cucumber Salad recipe** made with olive oil and vinegar. It’s tangy, affordable, and effortless to prepare for any occasion.

We have a strong affinity for cabbage salads here, like, A LOT! We even have a similar recipe for a creamy purple cabbage salad.

## Recipe Details

This Cabbage Cucumber Salad is a staple in my family. It’s uncomplicated, light, and complements almost any meal. A popular salad among Slavic people, there are numerous variations of it. While mine is fairly basic, it bursts with flavor.

– **TASTE**: Tangy with a refreshing burst of flavor from the dill dressing.
– **TEXTURE**: The cabbage and cucumber offer a crisp and crunchy element, making it extra refreshing.
– **TIME**: Takes only 10 minutes to prepare, perfect for busy days.
– **EASE**: Simple and cost-effective, using just a few everyday ingredients.

## What You’ll Need

![Cabbage Cucumber Salad ingredients](https://simplyhomecooked.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/cabbage-cucumber-salad-recipe-5.jpg)

## Ingredient Notes
– **Vegetables**: Green cabbage, Cucumber, Green onion
– **Dressing**: Fresh dill, White vinegar, Olive Oil, Salt

## Add-ins and Substitutions
– **Use other vegetables**: Zucchini, carrots, radish, garlic, etc.
– **Add cheese**: Feta cheese, mozzarella, goat cheese, etc.
– **Add meat**: Chicken, turkey, salami, ham, steak, etc.
– **Substitute dressing**: Greek Salad Dressing, Cilantro Lime Dressing, Ranch, etc.

## How to Make Cabbage Cucumber Salad

1. **Chop the cabbage**: Thinly slice the cabbage and place it in a bowl.
2. **Chop other veggies and herbs**: Dice cucumber, green onion, and dill. Add to the bowl.
3. **Prepare the dressing**: Mix white vinegar, salt, and olive oil. Combine with the veggies and serve.

**Pro Tip:** Use an olive oil dispenser to avoid mess while adding the oil.

![Steps to make Cabbage Cucumber Salad](https://simplyhomecooked.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/cabbage-cucumber-salad-recipe-6.jpg)

## Recipe Tips
– **Uniform chopping**: Chop ingredients to a similar size for a balanced bite.
– **Fine dill chopping**: Finely chop dill as it’s part of the dressing.
– **Add dressing last**: To prevent leeching moisture from the salad, add dressing ingredients at the end.

## FAQs

**Is cabbage healthy?**
Yes, cabbage is highly nutritious with antioxidants and essential nutrients like Vitamin K, C, Folate, Manganese, and B6.

**Is cabbage cucumber salad dressing keto friendly?**
Yes, the dressing is Keto and Whole30 compliant, with no added sugar. It can also be used as a marinade for dishes like Juicy Air Fryer Chicken Breast.

![Cabbage Cucumber Salad](https://simplyhomecooked.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/cabbage-cucumber-salad-recipe-4.jpg)

## Serving Suggestions

This Cabbage Cucumber Salad with its tangy and light dressing pairs well with meats, sandwiches, soups, and other sides.

– **Meats**: BBQ Chicken Wings, Beef Brisket, Barbecue Pork Ribs, and Air Fryer Chicken Thighs.
– **Sandwiches**: Classic BLT, Chipotle Burger, Turkey Croissant, etc.
– **Sides**: Avocado Corn Salad, Greek Chicken Pasta Salad, Roasted Vegetables, etc.
– **Soups/Stews**: Chicken Tortilla Soup, Beef Chili, Braised…Beef Stew, or She Crab Soup.

### Make This Recipe in Advance

– **Make ahead**: Prepare the dressing and chop the vegetables in advance, storing them separately in airtight containers in the fridge. The vegetables can last for 2-3 days.

– **Storing**: Store the Cabbage Cucumber Salad in an airtight container for up to a day. It’s better to keep the dressing separate for extended freshness.

– **Freeze**: It’s not recommended to freeze this salad as it may become soggy.

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### Full Recipe Instructions

#### Cabbage Cucumber Salad
– **Description**: This is a refreshing Cabbage Cucumber Salad made with olive oil and vinegar. It’s simple, inexpensive, and perfect for any occasion.

#### Ratings
– Average: 4.75 out of 5
– Total Votes: 19A polygon shape with a stroke outline and a rating star system has been implemented to rate the recipe with stars. The average rating is 4.75 out of 5 stars from 4 votes. Various icons for printing, pinning, and jumping to comments have been included. The recipe metadata includes the course (salad), cuisine (American, Russian), and diet type (Gluten Free). Additionally, preparation time and total time for the recipe are provided as 10 minutes each, with servings for 8 people.Calories: 96kcal

Author: Dina

Ingredients

  • 1 small cabbage
  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 tbsp fresh dill chopped
  • 1 green onion
  • 3 tbsp Vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or to taste

Instructions

  • Chop the cabbage into thin strips and place into a bowl.
  • Chop the cucumber, dill, and green onion and place into the bowl of cabbage.
  • Add the vinegar, salt, and olive oil to the bowl and mix to combine.
    Steps to make Cabbage Cucumber Salad: chop the cabbage, green onion, cucumber, and dill, then add it with the olive oil, white vinegar and salt.

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | – Nutrition Facts:
– Protein: 1g
– Fat: 7g
– Saturated Fat: 1g
– Sodium: 167mg
– Potassium: 243mg
– Fiber: 3g
– Sugar: 4g
– Vitamin A: 170 IU
– Vitamin C: 43.2mg
– Calcium: 51mg
– Iron: 0.6mg

*This recipe was originally posted on September 1, 2015, and has been slightly modified since then.*

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