low carb cucumber salad

Low Carb Cucumber Salad

This is a simple low carb cucumber salad recipe. However, it is quite tasty and refreshing. Cucumbers are about 95 percent water. Therefore, they can be quite refreshing in the summer heat. Research suggests that most of the nutrition of a cucumber is found in the seeds and skin. So, definitely eat the seeds and the skin if you can.

In addition, cucumbers are naturally low fat, low carb, low sodium, and low cholesterol. As stated in our low carb vegetables post, 100 grams of cucumber equals about 3.6 carbs. Therefore, this low carb cucumber salad is an excellent choice for anyone following a low carb, low fat diet plan.

To me, a low carb cucumber salad is a summer dish. Therefore, I prefer to eat it chilled in a variety of different ways. This low carb cucumber salad can be eaten as a snack throughout the day or with a meal. The recipe that I am sharing today is made with cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, olive oil, and capers. Fresh cucumbers, yellow onions, and tomatoes are diced into bite sized pieces. This is then mixed with small caper berries and olive oil. So, the olive oil and caper berries are what steer the flavor of this refreshing low carb cucumber salad. However, low carb cucumber salads also taste great with a vinaigrette dressing or other salad dressings. So, I hope you enjoy this cucumber salad.

low carb cucumber salad

Low Carb Cucumber Salad

Simple tasty cucumber salad.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 73 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Place cucumbers, tomatoes, capers, and onions in a small bowl.
  • Gently mix the ingredients together.
  • Add olive oil and sea salt.
  • Toss the cucumber salad until it is lightly covered with oil and the capers juice.
  • Refrigerate for about an hour to let the flavors merge.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 73kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 141mgPotassium: 236mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 318IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
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Conclusion:

This low carb cucumber salad works well as an easy low carb side or healthy low carb snack. However, it can also double as an Italian cucumber salsa or a sort of relish. If you like this cucumber salad, you may also like the keto cucumber salad or hearts of palm salad. Let me know what you think of the low carb cucumber salad.

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