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Cucumber Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
Prep Time
4 mins

This quick and easy Cucumber Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette is perfect for picnics and potlucks. This recipe is packed with flavor yet incredibly simple to make.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 201 kcal
Author: Kim Beaulieu
For the Meyer lemon vinaigrette:
  • 3/4 cup good quality olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Meyer lemon juice (regular lemons can be used)
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
For the cucumber salad:
  • 2 cucumbers, cut into slices
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 2 tomatillos, cut into small pieces
  • 10 cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
For the Meyer lemon vinaigrette:
  1. Pour all ingredients in a small mason jar. Place lid on jar and shake until well blended. Set aside.

For the cucumber salad:
  1. Slice all ingredients. Toss in a medium size bowl. Shake Meyer lemon vinaigrette again then pour over salad. Toss to coat evenly. 

  2. Serve immediately or store in fridge. 

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is a rough estimate. Results can vary depending on ingredients and products. 


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This salad is best served the day it is made.

It making ahead of time I would recommend waiting to pour vinaigrette over salad until closer to the time you are serving it.

You can use regular lemons if Meyer lemons are unavailable. Meyer lemons are slightly sweeter than regular lemons so you can add a teaspoon of sugar if using regular lemons.

If you would like to add salt and pepper to cucumber salad add right before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 201 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 77mg 3%
Potassium 188mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Sugars 2g
Vitamin A 3.4%
Vitamin C 14.5%
Calcium 1.6%
Iron 2.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.