Summertime Cucumber and Cottage Cheese Salad

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

My grandmother used to make this healthy summertime salad to help use up extra cukes from the garden. My husband works outside and loves coming home to this during the heat of the summer. The cottage cheese and mayo can be subbed with low fat for a healthier version.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dice cukes and onion into small pieces.
  2. Mix cottage cheese, cukes, onions, mayo and salt/pepper in medium mixing bowl.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

I really enjoyed this salad. I never much cared for cottage cheese but this makes it so delicious!

Victoria E. June 30, 2015

I made this over the weekend and used it over a bed of lettuce and it was very, very good. I used cucumber, roma tomato, celery and frozen peas, so I did add more to it, but it was fabulous with those little baby peas in there. Thanks for a great idea!

jrivera October 22, 2009

Very good! I used pickling cukes, low fat cottage cheese and Smart balance mayo as that is what I had on hand. Spring has sprung in NE and I couldn't resist an opportunity to use the chives coming up in my garden so I used those in place of the onion. Regular mayo and cottage cheese rather than low fat would probably earn 5 stars HOWEVER .... We all must make choices

veggienut April 22, 2009