Creamy Cucumber Salad with Red Onion

Creamy cucumber salad is one of the best salads to make during scorching days. The reason is simple. Cucumber season reaches its peak in summer. Another is that this salad is tasty yet super easy to make. It’s great for both family meals and gatherings as an appetizer or a side dish. I’ve made it for my family and they all fell for it!

Cucumber and red onion is finely chopped then mixed well with a mixture of sour cream, dill, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. It comes out creamy and flavorful. Who can resist it? My family can’t. When served at gatherings, this salad also got my guests hooked. Some of them also asked for the recipe to make a good one of their own. I did a great job, right?

If you are finding something good to make with cucumbers or looking for flavorful fresh salad, this creamy cucumber salad is the way to go. Spend 10 minutes, and this salad is ready on your table. Easy, right? Serve them alongside grilled or baked chicken, beef or seafood, your meal would be perfect. Can’t wait giving it a try? Let’s get started!

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Red Onion

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: Salads, SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Calories

86

kcal

Cucumber and red onion is finely chopped then mixed well with a mixture of sour cream, dill, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, and salt and pepper. It comes out creamy and flavorful.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cucumber, chopped

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped

  • 1/2 cup sour cream

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Directions

  • Gather sour cream, dill, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic powder in a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Season with sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Stir in chopped cucumbers and red onions. Cover with plastic and let it sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
  • Serve and refrigerate leftovers for up to 3 days.
Creamy Cucumber Salad with Red Onion
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