Save time and spiralize crisp cucumber instead of chopping it for this easy, healthy vegetable side. Want to make it a meal? Just add grilled chicken, shrimp or canned chickpeas.

Devon O'Brien
Source:, April 2017


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk oil, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

  • Using a spiral vegetable slicer with the chipper blade attachment (for thick noodles), cut cucumber lengthwise into "noodles." Cut the noodles into 2-inch lengths.

  • Add the cucumber noodles, tomatoes, onion, cheese and olives to the bowl and toss to coat with the dressing. Serve topped with more oregano, if desired.


Equipment: Spiral vegetable slicer with chipper blade attachment

Nutrition Facts

149 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 4.9g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.8g 3% DV; sugars 2.5g; fat 13.4g 21% DV; saturated fat 3.4g 17% DV; cholesterol 11.1mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 358.6IU 7% DV; vitamin c 6.5mg 11% DV; folate 13.6mcg 3% DV; calcium 80.2mg 8% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 13.9mg 5% DV; potassium 169.2mg 5% DV; sodium 291.8mg 12% DV.

Reviews (5)

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  • 5 star values: 5
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Rating: 5 stars
Very easy and delicious! I m going to add grilled chicken for a dinner. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
It was delicious. I liked the fact that it does give the illusion of eating pasta but not nearly the count in calories. I did forget to cut my "noodles" though so I had extra fun slurping them up! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This dish was quite tasty! My family loved that it looked like pasta. We will try it again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Loved this recipe!! I love the pasta satisfaction I got out of this meal. I felt like I was eating pasta and when I was done eating I felt full but not stuffed. My 2 sons age 10 and 14 also loved it. great way to get the family eating healthy. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Excellent side dish! Read More