Recipes: Salads & Sides

Blueberry-Cucumber Salad


One of our favorite things about summertime is how easy meal prep can be. This Blueberry Cucumber Salad is a quick fix of refreshing, seasonal ingredients. Enjoy it by the pool, pack it to go, or serve it up with dinner – no matter how you dish it out, this Blueberry Cucumber Salad is a light summer recipe packed full of healthy benefits!


      • 1 cucumber
      • 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries
      • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
      • 2 tablespoons olive oil
      • 1 tablespoon lime juice
      • ½ cup coarsely chopped cilantro or parsley leaves, loosely packed
      • ¼ teaspoon salt
      • 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper
      • ½ cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese, optional


  • With a sharp knife, cut the cucumber in half lengthwise
  • With the tip of a spoon, scrape out the seeds
  • Cut into thin slices
  • In a large bowl, toss cucumber, blueberries, scallions and cilantro
  • In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper
  • Pour over the cucumber mixture and toss to combine
  • Sprinkle with feta cheese, if desired


  • Number of servings (yield): 6