Crisp Cucumber Salsa

Crisp Cucumber Salsa

I’ve got a great healthy recipe for you today! This crisp cucumber salsa is a perfect recipe for summer. It’s light and fresh, but even more importantly, it’s delicious! I made this as a snack for Mike and I one afternoon, and we finished the whole recipe in one day. I was proud of our healthy snack and told Mike we had probably eaten a full serving of vegetables. Of course he had to go and burst my bubble by reminding me how many tortilla chips we had eaten. :) Just to warn you – this salsa is somewhat addicting. It’s such a nice alternative to traditional tomato salsa – perfect for warm weather because it tastes so nice and fresh. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Crisp Cucumber Salsa

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Crisp Cucumber Salsa

Yield: Makes 2 1/2 cups


2 cups finely chopped seeded peeled cucumber
1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
4-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup sour cream
1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
Tortilla chips, for serving


In a medium sized bowl, combine the cucumber, tomato, onion, parsley, jalapeno, cilantro and garlic. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, lemon juice, lime juice, cumin and seasoned salt. Pour over cucumber mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately with chips.

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11 Responses to “Crisp Cucumber Salsa”

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    Joanne Sher — July 23, 2013 @ 11:53 am

    This looks REALLY good – wish I’d seen this BEFORE I went to Meijer LOL. But I’ll definitely be giving this one a try (may even run back to the store TODAY to pick up the handful of things I don’t have in the house). Thanks. :) And was nice to chat with ya last week.

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    chellie — July 23, 2013 @ 12:57 pm

    I must make this! I have tons of cucumbers growing in my garden !

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    Nutmeg Nanny — August 2, 2013 @ 10:23 pm

    Wow, this looks FRESH! I can’t wait to make this, it looks perfect :)

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    D Kirby — August 7, 2013 @ 9:38 pm

    This is terrific! We have made it twice this week! Helps to not let the cucumbers go to waste.

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    Nessa — August 15, 2013 @ 10:38 pm


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    Judi — September 9, 2013 @ 6:58 am

    I love that chip bowl! Where did you get it?

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    Renee — August 10, 2014 @ 10:47 pm

    I wonder if you could substitute plain Greek yogurt for the sour cream

    • megan replied: — August 10th, 2014 @ 10:52 pm

      Yes, I definitely think you could!

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    Reyes — August 20, 2014 @ 8:29 pm

    I use a small container of plain greek yogurt instead of sour cream…delicious!

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