Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy cucumber salad is a refreshing and flavorful side dish made with cucumbers, onions, and a creamy dressing. It’s a popular dish in many cuisines, known for its light and crisp texture and tangy flavor.

To make creamy cucumber salad, you’ll start by thinly slicing cucumbers and onions. 

While the cucumbers and onions are resting, you’ll prepare the creamy dressing. The dressing typically consists of sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Some recipes also include fresh herbs like dill or parsley for added flavor.

Once the cucumbers and onions have released their moisture, they are drained and squeezed to remove any excess liquid. The creamy dressing is then added to the cucumbers and onions and tossed to coat evenly. The salad is then chilled in the refrigerator for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld together.

Creamy cucumber salad is a versatile dish that pairs well with a variety of main courses, making it a popular choice for picnics, potlucks, and barbecues. Its cool and creamy texture makes it a refreshing side dish that’s perfect for hot summer days.


  • 1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cucumber, ends removed
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced finely
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh min, chopped
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper


1: Slice a cucumber into thin pieces.
2: Cut the onion into thin slices. Add the onion and cucumber to a bowl, and top with the Greek yogurt. Add the garlic, lemon juice, fresh dill, mint, salt and pepper and toss.
3: Serve at your next event or bring it in for lunch sometime!


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