Fresh cucumbers, red onions, fresh dill, and a few other ingredients are combined in this classic recipe for a side dish that everyone will like. It’s also remarkably simple to prepare

Cucumbers have a certain allure for me that makes me want to eat them all the time. Maybe it’s because they grow during the summer, which is my favorite season. Cucumbers, are a fantastic accompaniment to any meal, and I believe I speak for everyone when I say that.

We like to season them with salt and pepper, eat them in salads, and add them to sandwiches for a crunch boost. This creamy cucumber salad is another delicious way to enjoy cucumbers.

I can’t seem to get enough of it. It’s light, creamy, and ridiculously simple to make, making it ideal for picnics, potlucks, and summer barbecues.

You’ll be hooked on the flavor of this simple cucumber salad whether you grew up with it or are experiencing it for the first time.

It has a nostalgic feel to it; it’s a recipe that’s been around for a long time and a meal that most of us have probably eaten at family gatherings at some point.

It’s one of my favorites since it’s such a basic salad with so much flavor. This salad is no-fuss in every manner, thanks to the crisp cucumbers, creamy sauce, and fresh dill. It’s simple to prepare, great for preparation ahead of time, and keeps nicely in the fridge.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 as a side salad


1 ½ lbs. cucumbers
½ medium purple or yellow onion, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. fresh or frozen dill, chopped
¾ cup sour cream
½ Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, from ½ small lemon
2 small garlic cloves, pressed
½ tsp. sea salt and pinch black pepper.

How to prepare

Step 1:Combine ¾ cup sour cream, ½ Tbsp lemon juice, 2 pressed garlic cloves, 1 Tbsp dill, ½ tsp salt and a pinch of pepper to taste. Mix together and set aside while prepping salad.

Step 2:Slice the cucumbers into thin rounds, and place in a mixing bowl and add the sliced onion. Add the sauce into the salad and mix together to coat cucumbers before serving.

Tips and variations:

•You can refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving.
•You can add the creamy sour cream dressing to the cucumber salad just before serving for a more crispy taste.
•You can use Greek yogurt instead of lemon if you want.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 58Kcl
Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Sodium: 217mg
Potassium: 229mg
Carbohydrates: 5g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 2g

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