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Vegan Cucumber Radish Salad with Lemon-Herb Sauce

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  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 Servings 1x
  • Category: Salad, Appetizer
  • Diet: Vegan


Beautiful, easy, and flavorful, this Vegan Cucumber Radish Salad with Lemon-Herb Sauce is a delicious, creamy, and elegant appetizer that is a total crowd pleaser.

Inspired by Star Infinite Food



Marinade Ingredients:

  • 3 small cucumbers, unpeeled, thinly sliced
  • 8 oz. radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons capers *
  • 1 Tablespoon caper brine *
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill *
  • Pinch to ¼ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) * 

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup vegan cream cheese *
  • 3 Tablespoons tahini
  • 4 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice *
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (+/-)
  • 1 Tablespoon capers, chopped and mashed *
  • 1 Tablespoon caper brine (+/-) *
  • 2 to 3 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon water (+/-) (if needed)
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup (+/-)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh dill *
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Pinch to ½ teaspoon sea salt (+/-) *

Salad Topper Ingredients:

  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped pistachios
  • Chopped fresh dill 

Serving Ideas:

  • Toast
  • Toasted Pita chips
  • Pita bread
  • Flatbread


  1. Place all the Marinade Ingredients into a large bowl, mix well, place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, add all the Sauce Ingredients into a bowl, mix well until emulsified. Place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  3. After the Marinade Ingredients have been in the fridge 10 minutes, dump into a fine mesh strainer to remove the liquids that have developed. Set aside.
  4. Place the Sauce onto a large flat platter, arrange the Marinade Ingredients (cucumber/radish mix) over top. Sprinkle with sliced green onions, chopped pistachios and chopped fresh dill.  Place pita or pita chips around the edges.  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: 10 to 12

*Nutrition Information: Using a cream cheese with less nuts or a nut free cream cheese will lower the fat content.