I love to have a creamy and cool salad in the summer. What could be cooler than a simple and easy cucumber salad? This is the best cucumber salad recipe. It contains simple ingredients and is really easy to make too. The sour cream in this recipe makes a creamy cucumber salad that you can’t resist. This recipe is our favorite, tried, and true recipe for cucumber salad.
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Creamy Dill Cucumber Salad

Author: Shelly


  • 6 pickling cucumbers or 2 large cucumbers
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 T fresh dill chopped or 2 t dried dill use the fresh if you have it
  • 1 T finely diced onion
  • 1 t parsley
  • 1 t sugar
  • 2 t lemon juice fresh if you have it
  • 2 T dairy free sour cream or regular if you don’t need to eat dairy free
  • 2 T mayonnaise


  • Wash your cucumber very well and then prick with a fork all around.
  • Slice in thin slices, add salt and stir.
  • Let cucumber sit for 15 minutes and then drain any juice off.
  • Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl. Then add cucumbers and stir well.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • Serve cold and enjoy!