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Creamy Cucumber Salad is a must have for summer cookouts and every day dinners. Fresh sliced cucumbers, red onion and a creamy sauce with garlic and fresh dill make this salad a refreshing and delicious addition to your next meal.
We are getting a bumper crop of cucumbers from the garden this year and this creamy cucumber salad has been on the menu at least once or twice a week. It’s so cool and the flavors are incredible.
This is the classic that you grew up with and a summer staple. So easy to put together and a great way to enjoy your fresh summer produce.
How to Make Creamy Cucumber Salad:
- Wash cucumbers and dry thoroughly. Slice in about 1/4 inch thick slices. Place in a serving bowl.
- Slice red onions into small pieces and add to serving bowl.
- Mix dressing together in another bowl and pour over cucumbers and onion. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate one hour before serving.
More Summer Salads to Try:
Creamy Dill Potato Salad is a must have for picnics and barbecues. Red potatoes with a delicious mayo and sour cream dressing.
Thai Cucumber Salad is a cool and delicious salad that pairs great with any summer meal. Tons of flavor in this easy side dish!
Greek Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing is one of my favorite fresh salads. I make it for any special occasion or family get together. It has so much flavor and is easy to make ahead.
Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad is a delicious twist on the classic macaroni salad. Tons of flavor and packed with fresh vegetables and cotija cheese.
Creamy Coleslaw is one of my go-to side dishes for any summer cookout.
We have served this Creamy Cucumber Salad with bbq burgers, grilled chicken tenders, fried chicken strips and deep fried catfish. It is one of the easiest side dishes to make and is the perfect addition for pretty much any meal. I even love to have it on hand as a snack.
How to Store Cucumbers:
Cucumbers are one of those veggies that perish rather quickly. They say they are best kept at room temperature but I find that they last a little longer in the refrigerator. I like to keep them in a small basket on the shelf, towards the front. The back or the bottom of the refrigerator will be too cold and will make your cucumbers mushy.
Creamy Cucumber Salad is an easy side dish for summer get togethers, picnics and cookouts. Everyone loves the flavor combination and the crisp cool cucumber crunch.
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- 4 cups sliced cucumbers
- 1/3 cup sliced red onion
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill
- 1 teaspoon white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- Add sliced cucumbers and red onion to serving bowl.
- Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, dill, vinegar, sugar, garlic and salt together and pour over cucumbers.
- Mix to combine.
- Cover and refrigerate one hour or until ready to serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 101 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 10mg Sodium: 239mg Carbohydrates: 5g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 3g Protein: 1g