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This cucumber radish salad is so colorful and refreshing! Super healthy, crunchy and delicious!
OMG look at this freshness! Hear this crunch! Taste this deliciousness! You need to make this cucumber radish salad right now!
If you don’t buy radishes often because you simply don’t know what to make with them, here’s a perfect recipe to get you hooked on fresh radish!
Most common salads usually include the most common vegetables, containing different variations of the usual – lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and even avocados. However, radishes are definitely underused! Fresh radishes are super healthy and nutritious, add this salad to your healthy recipes collection to make use of the radish more often!
This delicious cucumber radish salad has a double-dose of crunch – the cucumbers are crunchy and the radishes are even crunchier! Plus the parlsey adds such a bright taste of fresh herbs! When you eat this salad, you feel like your palate gets refreshed with every bite!
Radishes are usually sold in bunches with the leaves still attaches. For the salad, you only need the radishes themselves (the roots), but don’t throw out those leaves! Radish greens are edible and also very nutritious! Use up the greens by using my sauteed radish greens recipe.
Making this cucumber radish salad is very easy. The ingredients are very simple – cucumbers, radishes, parsley, extra-virgin olive oil and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Just chop all the vegetables, dress them with olive oil and lemon juice dressing and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. That’s it! Now you are ready for the epic crunch!
This salad can be made ahead and kept in a refrigerator for up to 2 days. Since there are no lettuce leaves, there is nothing to wilt :) This cheerful summery salad is perfect to pack for a picnic!
If you like this cucumber radish salad, you will also love these easy healthy recipes:
Creamy Cucumber Salad – despite being creamy, this cucumber salad is actually HEALTHY! Creamy dressing is made with Greek yogurt and tastes amazing!
Cucumber Tomato Avocado Salad – so colorful and refreshing, with crunchy cucumbers and onion slices, sweet tomatoes and smooth avocados!
Sesame Cucumber Salad – with spicy Asian dressing, this cucumber salad is super addictive!
Israeli Chopped Salad – fresh colorful vegetables mixed with chopped parsley and homemade olive oil dressing, this salad is always a hit!
Fresh Mexican Salsa – finely chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and jalapenos, this zesty salsa is so healthy and delicious!
- 1 bunch red radishes, chopped
- 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
- ½ bunch parsley, chopped
- 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ lemon, squeezed
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Put olive oil and lemon juice in a cup and whisk with a fork until combined.
- Put chopped radishes, cucumbers and parsley in a bowl. Pour olive oil and lemon juice dressing over it. Toss everything until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.