Creamy Cucumber Salad

It’s light, creamy, and incredibly easy to make. The perfect salad for picnics, pot lucks, or summer grilling.

Whether you grew up on it or are trying it for the first time, you’re sure to LOVE the flavor in this easy cucumber salad!

WHAT INGREDIENTS ARE IN CUCUMBER SALAD?

  • Fresh cucumbers
  • Red onion
  • Sour cream
  • White vinegar
  • Fresh dill
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Garlic powder

HOW DO YOU MAKE CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD?

  1. Combine ½ c. sour cream, 1 Tbsp. white vinegar, 1 Tbsp. minced fresh dill, 1 tsp. sugar, ½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. garlic powder. Stir until combined.
  2. Add 3 c. thinly sliced peeled cucumbers and 1 c. thinly sliced red onion.
  3. Stir to combine; cover and chill at least 2 hours.

CAN YOU MAKE CUCUMBER SALAD WITH YOGURT?

Yes, this salad can easily be made with Greek yogurt in place of sour cream. It can also be made with Ranch dressing, half and half, or a combination of Greek yogurt and mayo.

WHAT KIND OF CUCUMBERS ARE BEST FOR CUCUMBER SALAD?

You can feel free to use whatever kind of cucumbers you’d like in this recipe. Many people prefer English cucumbers in salads, since they tend to be sweeter and have fewer seeds than regular cucumbers. You can also use Persian cucumbers, which are smaller and tend to be sweeter and crunchier than the regular variety.

CAN YOU MAKE IT IN ADVANCE?

Yes. This salad tastes best when it’s made at least 2 hours in advance and refrigerated to let the flavors combine. If you’d like to make it even further in advance, just slice and store the vegetables separately, then toss with the dressing just before serving.

HOW LONG DOES IT LAST?

This salad will last up to one week stored in an airtight container in the fridge.

WHAT ARE SOME OTHER VARIATIONS ON THIS RECIPE?

  • Leave the skins on the cucumbers for more color and crunch
  • Omit the onion
  • Add tomatoes
  • Substitute another fresh herb in place of the dill (e.g. fresh mint or basil)
  • Substitute a vinaigrette dressing for the creamy dressing

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 c. thinly sliced peeled cucumbers
  • 1 c. thinly sliced red onion
  • ½ c. Kroger sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh dill
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together sour cream, vinegar, dill, sugar, salt, and garlic powder.
  2. Add cucumbers and red onion; toss to coat.
  3. Cover and refrigerate 2 or more hours.
NUTRITION INFORMATION:

YIELD: 8 SERVING SIZE: 1
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 47 TOTAL FAT: 3g SATURATED FAT: 1g TRANS FAT: 0g UNSATURATED FAT: 1g CHOLESTEROL: 8mg SODIUM: 151mg CARBOHYDRATES: 6g FIBER: 1g SUGAR: 3g PROTEIN: 1g

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It’s light, creamy, and incredibly easy to make. The perfect salad for picnics, pot lucks, or summer grilling.

Whether you grew up on it or are trying it for the first time, you’re sure to LOVE the flavor in this easy cucumber salad!

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