Easy Cucumber Salad for Dinner

Easy Cucumber Salad for Dinner

Easy Cucumber Salad for Dinner


  • 300g (about 1/2) cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 50g chickpeas
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3-4 tablespoons thick yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons coarse mustard
  • Fresh dill, chopped (to taste)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (to taste)
  • 3-5 green onions, chopped
  • Olive oil (for dressing)
  • 2/3 teaspoon salt, divided
  • Black pepper to taste


1. Prepare the Vegetables:

In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, sliced cucumbers, and red bell pepper. Add the finely chopped onion and chickpeas to the mixture.

2. Make the Dressing:

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, thick yogurt, and coarse mustard. Stir in the minced garlic. Season the dressing with half of the salt, dill, and parsley. Adjust the flavor with black pepper as needed.

3. Combine and Season:

Pour the dressing over the vegetables in the large bowl. Toss everything together until well-coated. Sprinkle the remaining salt over the salad and mix again.

4. Final Touches:

Garnish with chopped green onions. Let the salad sit for about 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together before serving.

5. Serve and Enjoy:

This healthy salad can be enjoyed as a main dish for lunch or dinner, aiding in your weight loss journey.

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