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Simple Cabbage Cucumber Salad

  • Author: Mia Zarlengo
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Sides


Simple cabbage and cucumber salad with crunchy peanuts! 


  • 1 small head of cabbage, finely chopped or shredded
  • 2 large cucumbers, thinly julienne sliced on a mandoline or spiralized 
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, dry roasted and salted

For the dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice 
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp grated or finely minced fresh ginger
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Optional: 2 tsp sesame oil


  1. Whisk all ingredients for the dressing together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. To slice the cucumbers, cut each cucumber into thirds and slide each section lengthwise on a mandoline set to julienne-cut. 
  3. In a large bowl, stir the cabbage, cucumber, and peanuts together. Pour in the dressing and toss until everything is well coated. Serve with your favorite protein and enjoy!