Easy Cucumber Onion Salad Recipe

One Pot Cucumber Onion Salad

Prep Time
10 mins

Quick and easy cucumber onion salad recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot. Thinly sliced cucumbers, red onions are marinated in vinegar and herbs.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade cucumber onion salad
Calories: 55 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 Cucumbers Large ones, Washed, Patted dry Thinly sliced, Peeling is optional
  • 1 cup Red onions Thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup Vinegar White vinegar or Apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Dill Fresh, Finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Parsley Fresh, Finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Basil Fresh, Finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Granulated sugar
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • Salt To taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl or salad bowl, add cucumbers, onions, vinegar, water, oil, dill, parsley, basil, sugar, pepper, garlic powder.

  2. Mix until combined.

  3. Cover and chill in fridge for 1-2 hours to allows the flavors to deepen and marinate.

  4. Be sure to mix a 2-3 times, while the salad is chilling.

  5. Optional: Prior to serving, drain out the excess liquid. I usually don't do this but some people prefer this.

  6. Mix in a little bit of salt to your liking and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Cucumber Onion Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 55 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 69mg3%
Potassium 272mg8%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 239IU5%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.