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Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

Don’t forget to also try my chopped Radish Cucumber Tomato Salad.

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

Oh my gosh! Never use the mandoline while you’re NOT thinking about the fact that there’s a sharp blade 2 milli-inches from your index finger.

There I was, in the kitchen, doing my salad-thing, thinking about my next TJ Maxx splurge – I like to keep it classy… – when BAM! The mandoline decided to have its way with me! Lawwwd, that hurt! It’s like a paper cut, but not. It’s like a MILLION times worse!

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

My husband threatened to pitch out the mandoline because I have yet to use that thing without hurting myself.  Then I threatened that without the mandoline, I would never make his favorite Radish and Cucumber Salad, again. Seconds later, that mean little tool found its way back on the kitchen counter.

SO, it’s Friday! Have you clocked out, yet? Mentally, I’m sorta always clocked out. Which is the reason my fingers are all wrapped up now…

Anywhoooo….

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

I’m fairly certain that we’re approaching the time of year when it’s reasonable to eat salads thrice a day. (Think beach-bod!)

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

When my husband and I first got married, I would always make my favorite Simple Cucumber Salad, and without even mentioning it, I’d see him slicing up a few radishes into his bowl. I’ve never met anyone else that can eat a radish with so much joy! He LOVES ’em!! I can’t even taste them! Do they have a taste?

Well, soon thereafter, and all the while to make myself happy with some variety, I started to add the radishes to our cucumber salad, but not without a good dose of garlic-yogurt dressing. Garlic is always the answer. ALWAYS.

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

This salad is simple, refreshing, easy to make, and a celebration of summer-food.

Besides, there are short dresses and sandals in our very near future…like, this weekend. Lawd help me.

ENJOY!

More Salads to try!

Mediterranean Tortellini Salad

Avocado and Feta Cheese Orzo Salad

Dijon Potato Salad with Mushrooms and Onions

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Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.

Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing

Katerina | Diethood
Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing: Deliciously crunchy slices of cucumbers and radishes tossed with a creamy and garlicky yogurt dressing.
Servings : 4 Servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Ingredients
  

For the Salad
  • 1 English cucumber , washed and cut into thin rounds
  • 10 radishes , washed and thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
For the Dressing
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup lite sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper, or to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a salad bowl, combine sliced radishes, cucumbers, and chopped green onions; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing; taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Add the dressing to the salad; mix well and place in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW SMART POINTS: 2
RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cup | Calories: 60 kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.2 g | Protein: 2.7 g | Fat: 2.9 g | Saturated Fat: 1.4 g | Cholesterol: 5.9 mg | Sodium: 318.5 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 3.8 g | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer Salads
Cuisine: Macedonia
Keyword: #radishes, cucumbers, healthy recipes, salad recipes
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This recipe was originally published on June 13, 2014, and updated with new photos and content on July 2, 2017.

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24 comments on “Radish and Cucumber Salad with Garlic-Yogurt Dressing”

    1. Katerina - Diethood
      Katerina Petrovska

      Creamy Cucumber Salad can last 3 to 4 days as long as it is kept covered and in the fridge.

  1. I loved the idea of this recipe and all the ingredients, but it was just bland in the end. I added more garlic, dill, parmesan, but it’s still really missing something and I can’t put my finger on it.

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      Sharlene Wemple

      I added finely sliced carrots to mine and the sweetness of the carrot was a nice compliment…

  2. Reading over the recipe and looks delicious, but I’m only assuming that you mean 1 garlic clove, not 1 garlic!

  3. sounds very delicious. but for me a sweet component is missing. I will add some honey to the dressing!

  4. I made this salad yesterday. Loved it! I’ve been married for a year and I’m trying to add new side dishes to our rotation. This is definitely a keeper. The only thing is that the recipe calls for too much salt – the dressing was too salty so I added more yogurt to fix it. I definitely suggest adding the salt and pepper to taste. Also, I prepared the salad and put it in the fridge for about an hour. By the time we ate it, the dressing had become very runny (maybe because of the cucumber’s juices?). Thanks for the recipe!

    1. I forgot to mention that I added lime juice to the dressing (in my effort to fix the saltiness). It was a great addition!

    2. Katerina - Diethood
      Katerina Petrovska

      Hi Gabriela!! So happy to hear you enjoyed the salad!! That should be 1/4-teaspoon salt… my mistake! Thanks so much for pointing it out!! “To taste” may be the better way to go. ๐Ÿ™‚

      Yes, the cucumber juices will definitely make it runny. I always take it out of the fridge after 10 to 15 minutes.

    3. I always salt my cucumber slices in a strainer for about a half hour then pat dry pulls alot of moisture out good for any cucumber salad crunchy and yummy

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