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Bowl of Oil Free Lebanese Cucumber Salata

Oil Free Lebanese Cucumber Salata (Lebanese Cucumber Salad)

  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes (+Rest Time)
  • Yield: 3.5 Cups 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Lebanese
  • Diet: Vegan


Healthy, light, and refreshing, this Oil Free Lebanese Cucumber Salata (Lebanese Cucumber Salad) is easy to make and a burst of sunshine any time of the year.



Base Ingredients:

  • 2 cups small-diced Persian cucumbers *
  • 1 cup small-diced tomatoes *
  • ½ cup small-diced red onions (or white or green onions)

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoon tahini
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon white miso *
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint (or fresh) * (+/-)
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (or dried) * (+/-)
  • pinch to ½ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *

Serving Ideas:

  • Inside a pita or wrap
  • Side salad (Lebanese version of the American side salad)


  1. Place all the Base Ingredients into a medium-sized bowl, mix well. Set aside.
  2. Place all the Dressing Ingredients into a bowl, whisk well to incorporate all the ingredients.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients, mix well. Allow to sit for several minutes for the flavors to marry. Serve and enjoy!


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used. 

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Servings:  Makes 3 ½ cups