Cucumber and Onion Salad


Elevate your meal with the crisp and refreshing flavors of this Cucumber and Onion Salad. With just a handful of simple ingredients, you can create a dish that’s both delicious and satisfying. Perfect as a side dish or a light snack, this salad offers a burst of flavor without the guilt. Follow our step-by-step instructions to whip up this delightful salad that’s sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.


  • 2 Large Cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 Small Onion, sliced
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2/3 Cup White Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sweetener of Choice (such as Splenda or another WW-approved sweetener)


  1. Prepare the Vegetables:
    • Place the thinly sliced cucumbers and onions into a large bowl.
    • Stir in the salt, ensuring that the vegetables are evenly coated.
  2. Prepare the Vinegar Mixture:
    • In a two-cup measuring cup, combine the white vinegar and granulated sweetener.
    • Add water to the vinegar mixture until it reaches the two-cup level.
  3. Combine Ingredients:
    • Stir the vinegar mixture into the bowl of cucumbers and onions until well combined.
  4. Season to Taste:
    • Add pepper to the salad according to your taste preferences. Adjust the amount to achieve your desired level of spiciness.
  5. Chill and Serve:
    • Refrigerate the salad for a few hours before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
    • Serve and enjoy this refreshing cucumber and onion salad as a delightful, low-carb side dish!

Recipe Notes

  • Adjust Sweetness: Feel free to adjust the amount of sweetener used in the salad to suit your taste preferences. You can add more or less depending on how sweet you like your salad.
  • Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. The flavors may intensify as the salad sits, making it even more delicious with time.
  • Variations: Experiment with additional ingredients such as fresh herbs (like dill or parsley) or thinly sliced bell peppers to customize the salad to your liking.

Nutritional information for the Cucumber and Onion Salad per serving:

  • Calories: Approximately 25
  • Protein: Less than 1g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 1180mg

Please note that these values are approximate and may vary based on factors such as the specific brands of ingredients used and any modifications made to the recipe. Additionally, the serving size may vary depending on individual preferences. Adjustments can be made accordingly to meet specific dietary needs or preferences.


This Cucumber and Onion Salad is a simple yet flavorful addition to any meal. With its crisp texture and tangy-sweet flavor profile, it’s sure to please your taste buds while keeping your SmartPoints in check. Whether served alongside grilled meats or enjoyed on its own as a refreshing snack, this salad is a versatile option that’s perfect for any occasion. Whip up a batch today and savor the delightful flavors of this delightful low-carb dish!