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Cucumber Onion Salad

A simple and delicious recipe for Cucumber Onion Salad, with a delicious creamy dressing. 8 super simple ingredients, 15 minutes total time. Low-Carb. Keto. Gluten-Free.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 82kcal


  • 1 cucumber (sliced as thin as possible, preferably with a mandolin)
  • ½ red onion (sliced as thin as possible, preferably with a mandolin)
  • 2 tablespoon sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • to taste salt and pepper


  • Put the cucumber in a bowl and sprinkel with salt, mix and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix the sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano and honey together until well combined - adding salt and pepper to taste.
  • With clean hands, squeeze as much water as you can out of the cucumbers.
  • Add the onions.
  • Pour the dressing over the cucumber and mix well.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Tips and Tricks:

1. Squeezing the water out of the cucumber helps ensure that the salad doesn’t get watery when it sits for a little bit. (See step by step photos in the post).
2. We recommend using our Low-Carb and Keto compliant Mayonnaise recipe - find it HERE.


Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg