simple cucumber salad
  • (1 large) English cucumber, peeled, halved and
  • (1/4 cup) rice vinegar
  • (1 tsp.) sugar
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (2 Tbsp.) sesame seeds, toasted



Simple Cucumber Salad

A low-carb salad of thinly sliced cucumber tossed with a sweet vinegar dressing and toasted sesame seeds.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1Use a mandolin to cut cucumber into very thin slices. Squeeze between paper towels to drain.
  2. 2In a medium bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar and salt. Toss in cucumbers and sesame seeds and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 46
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 4 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 147 mg
  • Fiber 1 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Fruit/Vegetable Salads

Recipe Ethnicity: Asian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.