Marinated Radish and Cucumber Salad



  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (19-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 pound cucumbers, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 6 large red radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 6 large leaves of your favorite lettuce



  • Serving Size: 1
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes

This recipe from Fresh From Florida of cucumbers combined with tangy marinated radishes are the perfect combination for a refreshing, healthy salad.

  • In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, lemon zest and cumin and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the chickpeas and let marinate for at least 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Just before it is time to serve, stir in the cucumbers, radishes, onion and parsley and season with salt and pepper.
  • To serve, put a lettuce leaf down on each plate and scoop marinated mixture on top.