Creamy Cucumber Salad with Onion and Corn
Try this Creamy Cucumber Salad with Onion and Corn recipe for a hearty and healthy meal. This cucumber salad recipe makes a great side dish with grilled or roasted meat. You'll be mind blown to taste so many palatable flavors like tangy, sweet and mild spice in one salad bowl. Dill is such an excellent herb with a distinct aroma that goes well with creamy cucumbers. The richness of this salad lies in the fact that all the varied flavors are tossed together in the fragrance of dill. Easy salad recipes for lunch or dinner are always important to have handy, and this cucumber salad is exactly that. It requires little prep time and is easy to prepare. It is always an excellent idea to incorporate best healthy salads that are low in calories such as this cucumber salad recipe in your family meals.
There are many nutritional benefits of cucumbers and it's a good idea to include them in your daily intake as much as possible. It's hard to believe that one serving size or half cup of cucumber slices have only eight calories. Even though cucumbers are low in calories, they are incredibly filling and make a great dinner option. Cucumbers are very high in vitamin C and potassium among many other health benefits. Eat the cucumbers with the skin intact since it has many health benefits. The nutritional benefits of cucumbers are the best reason to make this yummy recipe as often as you can.
It is completely up to you if you want to change the flavors in this cucumber salad recipe to make it taste the way your guests prefer. You can crumble feta cheese along with the sour cream and Greek yogurt to enhance the flavors. Along with the corn, you can also add sweet peas. Try adding chopped red, yellow or orange peppers, to this salad. Toss in some any leftover chickpeas from last night's dinner or even add cooked pasta to it. Throw some greens like kale, arugula or even green onions. It is not a must to add meat but if you wish you can add healthy meat options like grilled chicken breast, ground turkey or tuna in this delicious salad. A vegan option for dairy in this salad is mashed avocados with a bit of lime juice for the tanginess. You can also make guacamole from the avocados and mix it with the cucumbers which will make a great salad dressing.
Thank you to Manali at the Cook With Manali food blog for sharing this delicious Dill Cucumber Salad recipe with us. Manali is a vegetarian who spends her time creating many vegetarian alternatives and recipes on her blog. For more interesting and easy salad recipes, do check out Manali's blog where she shares some of her best healthy salads. This easy salad recipe is not your everyday, ordinary salad because its nourishing, crunchy, sweet, tangy, comforting and will become your go-to favorite salad recipe. Make this salad recipe today!
Nutrition Facts for: Creamy Cucumber Salad with Onion and Corn From Cook With Manali
Ingredients: English cucumber, yellow corn, red onion, Greek yogurt, sour cream garlic, fresh mint, fresh dill, seasoning, salt, pepper, fresh lemon juice.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * Per Serving:Calories 19, Calories from Fat 2, Total Fat 0.2g 0%, Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 297mg 12%, Potassium 184mg 5%, Carbohydrates 4.3g 1%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 1.4g, Protein 1.0g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 11%, Calcium 5%, Iron 7%
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