Creamy Greek Summer Salad

It has been kind of crazy at home lately, hence the less-than-consistent posting (sorry!), but I’ve been able to fit in a few delicious meals here and there and this one is definitely among them. The best way for my to describe this to you is that it’s the love child of tzatziki sauce and a potato-less potato salad. 😉

This refreshing, light, and yummy salad can be eaten as a side, used as a dip for crunchy pita chips or placed in a wrap (maybe with baked falafel?). It is super easy to make, even if you don’t have a spiralizer, and aside from soaking the cashews it takes hardly any time at all!

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A delectably simple side dish, filled with fresh ingredients, that is great for summer parties!
Servings 4
Author Jackie of Vegan Yack Attack


  • 2 Cups Cucumbers Shredded or Spiralized (noodles)
  • 3/4 Cup Red Onion Cut into Slivers or Spiralized (shaved)
  • 3/4 Cup Tomato Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Radish Thinly Sliced or Spiralized (shaved)
  • 1/2 Cup Artichoke Hearts Sliced Smaller, non-marinated
  • 1 Cup Raw Cashews Soaked for 2+ Hours
  • 2/3 Cup Water
  • 3 Tbsp . Lemon Juice
  • 1 Clove Fresh Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp . Dried Dill
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste


  1. Place the cucumber, red onion, tomato, radish and artichoke hearts into a large bowl and toss them together.
  2. In a blender, puree the cashews, water, lemon juice, garlic, and dill completely.
  3. Pour the creamy mixture over the veggies, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until chilled, serve.

With fresh ingredients like this, I just had to call it a summer salad. The crisp cucumbers, peppery radishes, and fresh lemon juice bring this dish to life and will make the transition from spring to summer much easier.

17 Comments on “Creamy Greek Summer Salad

  1. Wow, such a creative way to make creamy dressing! Will be making a variation of this for sure!

    • Making a cream with cashews can be an awesome base for so many sauces, creams, etc. I highly recommend it!

  2. Wow…this looks so yummy! I can’t wait to give it a try and I love the idea of serving it in a pita! Thanks!

    • Thank you, so much! You definitely made my day. 😀

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  4. I have to make this! It looks really, really delicious and refreshing. Plus, you had me at falafel.

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  6. OH MY, this is the perfect recipe for me and thanks so much for sharing it with us. I love all the flavors, textures and tastes of this. The artichokes and dill sound scrumptious. Must try this one soon, thanks Jackie 🙂

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