Fresh Veggie Crunch Cucumber Salad

Let’s make a super fresh and yummy salad that’s perfect for feeling good and healthy! This salad mixes together crunchy Chinese cabbage and cool cucumber with some sweet pepper and a special tangy dressing. It’s really easy to make and super tasty. If you’re looking for something light to eat for dinner, especially if you want to keep fit, this salad is just the thing. Let’s start making this delicious bowl of goodness!


  • Chinese cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • Olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • A small spoonful of sugar
  • Green onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons of thick yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian herbs
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard beans
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced


  1. Prepare the Vegetables: In a large bowl, combine the shredded Chinese cabbage and thinly sliced cucumber. Sprinkle with salt and let it sit for about 10 minutes. This process helps to draw out moisture, making the vegetables even crisper.
  2. Sauté the Onion and Pepper: Heat some olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the sliced onion and sweet red pepper. Fry for about 3 minutes until they start to soften. Then, sprinkle a small spoonful of sugar over the vegetables and continue to fry for another 4 minutes until they’re slightly caramelized. This adds a lovely sweetness to the salad.
  3. Drain the Vegetables: After the cabbage and cucumber have sat with the salt, squeeze out any excess liquid. This step ensures your salad stays crunchy and not watery.
  4. Create the Dressing: In a separate bowl, mix the thick yogurt, dried tomatoes, Italian herbs, mustard beans, apple cider vinegar, and minced garlic. Stir well to combine all the flavors.
  5. Combine and Mix: Add the sautéed onion and pepper to the bowl of squeezed cabbage and cucumber. Pour the dressing over the top and add the chopped green onions. Mix well to ensure every piece of vegetable is coated in the tangy, flavorful dressing.
  6. Serve: Your delicious and healthy salad is now ready to be enjoyed! This dish is perfect as a light dinner, especially if you’re looking to lose weight or simply want a refreshing meal.

Serving Suggestion:

Enjoy this Crunchy Chinese Cabbage and Cucumber Salad on its own for a light and healthy dinner option. It’s packed with flavors and textures that satisfy without weighing you down. Perfect for a nutritious meal any day of the week!

Bon appétit! Enjoy the fresh, vibrant flavors of your homemade salad.

Related Articles

Back to top button