Skip the prep, not the flavor! This Smoked Salmon Salad is a delicious and healthy answer to the lunch or light dinnertime scramble. Ready in just 5 minutes, this recipe features only 4 key ingredients that come together to create a satisfying and visually stunning salad bowl.

Imagine a bed of vibrant green chopped cucumber ribbons contrasting with delicate shards of smoked salmon. Chopped blue cheese adds pops of creamy white, while plump black olives peek through, adding a touch of darkness.

Smoked Salmon, Cucumber and Blue Cheese Salad

Easy Elegance: Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Salad

Custom Keto Diet
Craving luxury? This Smoked Salmon Salad is the answer! Easy, quick, and bursting with taste. Impress yourself (or guests) in minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Australian, New Zealand
Servings 1 serve
Calories 485 kcal


  • Glass lunchbox or salad bowl
  • Small bowl
  • Whisk
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife


For the Salad:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • 50 grams Cucumber sliced into sticks⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • ¼ cup Black Olives pitted⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 15 grams Blue Cheese cut into cubes⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 100 grams Smoked Salmon 2.5cm (1 inch) slices⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

For the dressing:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • ¼ tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice


For the salad:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Prepare the lunch box and all the salad ingredients.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add 50 grams Cucumber first.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add ¼ cup Black Olives.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add 15 grams Blue Cheese.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Lastly, add 100 grams Smoked Salmon.
  • Cover and make the dressing.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

For the dressing:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  • Using a small bowl, add 2 Tbsp Olive Oil, ¼ tsp Dijon Mustard, and 1 tsp Lemon Juice.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Whisk until well combined and creamy texture is reached.
  • Drizzle over the salad.
  • Serve.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀



Serving Suggestions:

  1. Enjoy this Smoked Salmon Salad on its own for a light lunch or pair it with crusty bread sticks.
  2. For a more substantial meal, serve it over a bed of quinoa or brown Rice.
  3. Add a dollop of Greek yoghurt or sour cream for extra creaminess.
Keyword smoked salmon salad

1 Comment

Dianne Phillips · 15/04/2024 at 2:53 pm

5 stars
This recipe is so simple it’s nearly silly. I made it but swapped to tasty cheese coz I hate that blue vein

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