Salads are a summer staple for my family. They are easy to make and require no cooking. Summers in San Diego are scorchers so this is important. This Cucumber Herb Salad is very similar to my Cucumber Dill Salad but uses a variety of fresh, leafy herbs for flavor.
This salad goes really well with my Turmeric Grilled Shrimp recipe. That recipe isn’t 100% strict AIP. You’ll need to be able to handle a few introductions but the salad stands alone. It would be delicious with any grilled meat. We’ve been making this salad every time we grill outside this summer.
This Cucumber Herb Salad is perfect for a summer BBQ or an easy weeknight meal. It’s a refreshing salad made of fresh herbs and crisp cucumbers. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP), paleo and vegan diets.
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:1 hour
Total Time:1 hour 15 mins
2 English Cucumbers, thinly sliced
1/2 large Sweet Onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup Fresh Mint, finely chopped
1/4 cup Fresh Basil, finely chopped
1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 cup White Wine Vinegar
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
1 teaspoon Salt
Combine thinly sliced cucumbers, sliced onions, and herbs in a bowl. Toss gently.
In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, maple syrup and salt. Whisk thoroughly.
Drizzle oil and vinegar mix over cucumber mixture and toss to mix completely
Chill for an hour to blend flavors before serving.
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