Creamy Dilled Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad
With summer here I thought that it was the perfect time to pull out one of my favourite summer recipes, this creamy dilled cucumber salad! This salad could not be easier, it's pretty much just slice up some cucumber and onions and toss them in a creamy mixture of yogurt (or sour cream or mayo), lemon juice and garlic and you're good to go! In addition to being super easy to make you really can't go wrong with a cool and juicy cucumber salad on hot summer days! The cucumbers are just bursting with juices and this creamy dilled cucumber salad is sure to keep you nice and cool and hydrated this summer, especially when served chilled from the fridge!

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad
Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 4

A cool and creamy cucumber and dill salad that is perfect for hot summer days!


ingredients
  • 2 large cucumbers, sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt (or sour cream or mayo or combination)
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest (or 1/4 cup white vinegar)
  • 2 tablespoons dill, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, grated (optional)
directions
  1. Mix everything and enjoy!

Option: Let the salad chill in the fridge for 30 minutes to let the flavours mingle.Option: Add a teaspoon or so of sugar or honey for a hint of sweetness!.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 47, Fat 1g (Saturated 0, Trans 0), Cholesterol 2mg, Sodium 15mg, Carbs 8g (Fiber 1g, Sugars 3g), Protein 2g
Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam

30 comments:

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A delicious salad! Dill is a great herb!

Cheers,

Rosa

Dani said...

its like u read my mind sometimes kevin! great salad :)

Staci said...

Great recipe! (All of your recipes are fabulous!)

I'm a sucker for sour cream and dill cukes. I have a similar recipe that I add a dollop real mayo and a dash of cayenne pepper to for an added kick.

GarlicBOSS said...

Nice cool salad for another hot day...thanks

Gabcsi said...

It is very hungry, one of my favorite vegetables cucumber!

Patsyk said...

This was one of my favorite salads my mom made when I was growing up! Looks fantastic!

Spryte said...

This is one of my all time favorite summer salads!

Jenn said...

I like this creamy version very very much. Never thought to use sour cream in a salad.

CinnamonQuill said...

I love that this uses sour cream instead of mayo. Making this? Check!

~ RM said...

I love this salad~ It is a summertime fave! We almost always serve it with our teriyaki turkey burgers, the creamy-coolness seems to compiment the tangy-sweet teriyaki perfectly!

Chef Jeena said...

This looks lovely I am a huge fan of dill especially when something creamy is involved, delicious.

Živilė said...

Here, in Lithuania this salad is very popular :))) Of course, this salad is absolutely cool :DDD

Pam said...

Superb!

She'saPistol said...

This salad was always on the table at my Hungarian grandmother's house. She served several variations of it, adding chopped fresh tomato, omitting the sour cream and dill and adding green onions. Her version always had vinegar, though. It's particularly refreshing when served with fatty/heavy things like fried chicken, hamburgers or grilled sausage. Thanks Kevin!

Kalyn said...

I love this type of salad and this reminds me I haven't made any cucumber salads with dill this year!

Marta said...

Looks delicious!!! A perfect way to enjoy the last of summer's best! Nice and cool for the last of summer's heat!

Bellini Valli said...

This is such a refreshing salad Kevin. Dill goes so well here.

Anonymous said...

You should really invest into a mandolin since your cuts are uneven and not uniform...

The Duo Dishes said...

Red onion is such a favorite in salads of any kind. Even when you have something as simple and pure as cukes, the spicy flavor of a red onion really makes it pop. It's great!

hormone therapy said...

I am crazy about cucumber salad. That is my favorite appetizer. It's also delicious with tomatoes,onion and a little bit of vinegar.

angela@spinachtiger said...

You are so right. They don't get the attention they deserve. Now I'm in cucumber mood.

The Bella Girls said...

I love the fact that this recipe uses sour cream instead of mayo. This way I don't feel as guilty when I eat it.

~Camberley

Julia said...

This was great! Normally I'm too lazy to buy red onions, and just use the white ones I have lying around. This time I didn't, and wow, that really made a wonderful salad! I'm not going to lazy my way out of red onions any more :) Thanks!

web design said...

This is so fresh and just perfect for spring. I love fresh cucumber with cream and dill, it all fits perfectly together.

Taylor said...

I made this for dinner tonight except I used plain greek yogurt instead of sour cream....I already sneaked a bite and it's super yummy! Thanks for the awesome recipe!

Tamara Morgan said...

I made this for lunch today! Fabulous! Thank you for the recipe. I'll be adding it to my collection.

A SPICY PERSPECTIVE said...

A perfect summer barbecue side dish!

Maria said...

What a fun summer salad!

Julie Wampler said...

This is great for summer!

Daniel Halley said...

I just got a big bottle of Organic Dill, thanks for this recipe, I'll tweak it for different foods. YAHOO!

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