This refreshing cucumber strawberry salad is the perfect dish for a summer day. The crisp cucumbers and sweet strawberries are perfect, and the fresh mint adds a nice flavor.
The dressing is made with honey, apple cider vinegar, and a touch of olive oil, which combines all the flavors. This dish is easy to make and can be served as a side or a light main course. It is also a great way to get extra veggies and fruit. So, let’s get started and make this delicious strawberry cucumber salad!
2 cups sliced cucumbers
1 cup sliced strawberries
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons poppy seeds
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
In a large bowl, combine the cucumbers, strawberries, and mint.
Whisk together the poppy seeds, honey, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
Pour the dressing over the cucumber mixture and toss to coat.
Serve chilled, and enjoy!
FAQs about this Strawberry Cucumber Salad
Can I use other types of berries in this salad?
You can use any berries, such as blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries.
Can I use store-bought poppyseed dressing instead of making my own?
Yes, you can use store-bought poppyseed dressing instead of making your own. However, remember that it may have a different taste and texture than the recipe’s dressing.
Can I add other ingredients to this salad?
You can add other ingredients to this salad to customize it. Some suggestions include feta cheese, sliced almonds, or grilled chicken.
Can I make this salad in advance?
You can make this salad in advance, but it’s best to wait until just before serving to add the dressing to keep the cucumbers and strawberries fresh.
Can I make this recipe vegan?
You can make this recipe vegan by replacing honey with maple syrup or agave nectar.