This classic cucumber salad is a delicious summer treat made with crunchy fresh cucumbers, red onion, fresh dill all tossed in a sweet and tangy, creamy sour cream dressing. It's incredible how quick it is to make, and it's the perfect side dish for every barbecue or picnic.
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The Best Creamy Cucumber Salad

This German creamy cucumber salad is easy, refreshing, and crunchy. It's a summertime staple in our kitchen that's perfect for a potluck, BBQ and it's ready within minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: German
Keyword: cucumber salad
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 53kcal
Author: Ioana Borcea from


  • 3 cups peeled cucumbers thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh dill
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  • Thinly slice the cucumbers, red onion and mince the dill. Place them into a large bowl.
  • For the dressing combine sour cream, vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, the sweetener in a small bowl and toss to coat cucumbers evenly.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 3g