When the summer heat is in full swing, there's nothing quite as refreshing as a cool and creamy cucumber salad. This simple yet delightful dish is a staple at backyard barbecues, picnics, and potlucks,
offering a burst of crispness and a burst of flavor that perfectly complements the season. So, grab your knife and cutting board, because we're about to embark on a journey to create the ultimate creamy cucumber salad that will leave you craving more!
Prep Time: 10 Min
– 2 large cucumbers – 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced – 1/4 cup sour cream – 1/4 cup Greek yogurt – 1 tablespoon white vinegar – 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped – Salt and pepper to taste
Cook Time: 10 Min
Start by washing the cucumbers thoroughly under cold water. Peel the cucumbers if desired, or leave the skin on for added texture and color.
Slice the cucumbers into thin rounds or semi-circles, depending on your preference. Place them in a mixing bowl.
Add the thinly sliced red onion to the bowl with the cucumbers.
In a separate bowl, combine the sour cream, Greek yogurt, white vinegar, chopped dill, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
Pour the creamy dressing over the cucumbers and onions. Toss gently to coat all the ingredients evenly.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a lid and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
Before serving, give the creamy cucumber salad a quick taste and adjust the seasoning if needed, adding more salt, pepper, or vinegar according to your preference.
Serve the creamy cucumber salad chilled as a refreshing side dish or accompaniment to your favorite summer meals.