Really, since I tried this salad, I always eat in the evening to keep myself light | Only 240 kcal!

To keep yourself light or to have a tasty side dish, there is probably nothing better than Chinese cabbage, cucumber and pepper salad, which will surprise you. In fact, although it is a simple and unpretentious dish, it still manages to give intense satisfaction.

Does it seem strange that a salad can be so special? Well, you just have to try it and see for yourself! So, if you are looking for something different that will help you stay fit while maintaining your diet, there is no doubt that you need to get the ingredients to make this fresh salad.

You can also rest assured that the process will not give you any headaches, as it is so simple and intuitive that even a beginner will be able to get through it.

Chinese Cabbage, Cucumber and Pepper Salad recipe: excellent for keeping fit!

Chinese cabbage

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cucumber resting time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: approximately 10 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 240 per serving


  • 1 Chinese cabbage
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 sweet red pepper cut into strips (you can also replace it with a tomato)
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 3 tablespoons thick plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon aromatic herbs to taste
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • Just enough salt


  1. First peel the Chinese cabbage, chop it with a knife, place it in a bowl and keep it aside for a moment.
  2. Now trim and cut the cucumber into rounds, transfer it to a bowl, salt it, mix it with your hands and let it rest for 10 minutes .
  3. Pour a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil into a non-stick pan, insert the red pepper cut into strips, cook for 3 minutes , add the sliced ​​onion, mix well, leave to cook for about 4 minutes , add the sugar, stir and turn off.
  4. Now add the sautéed vegetables to the Chinese cabbage, add the cucumber (after squeezing it a little with your hands to free it from the vegetation water), the bunch of green onions cut into slices and set aside for the moment.
  5. Pour the yogurt into a small bowl, add the dried tomatoes, aromatic herbs, mustard seeds, apple cider vinegar and the grated garlic clove, then mix until you obtain a thick sauce .
  6. Finally, pour the sauce over the vegetables in the bowl, mix with a spoon to evenly season all the ingredients, then all you have to do is enjoy your salad.

To prepare the Chinese cabbage salad you can watch the video recipe here!