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Cucumber salad in a clear glass bowl.

Creamy Cucumber Salad

Cold, creamy, and perfect for a hot summer night! This cucumber salad is quick to whip together. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword summer, vegetables
Prep Time 10 minutes
Rest Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 274kcal


  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ large red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper


  • Thinly slice the cucumber and add to a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt, stir well, and let set for 30 minutes.
  • Stir cucumbers again and drain the liquid out of the bowl. Pat cucumbers dry with a paper towel.
  • Add the red onion, garlic, mayonnaise, vinegar, dill, sugar, and pepper to the bowl with the cucumbers and stir to combine.
  • Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes before serving. If desired, drain any excess liquid out of the bowl before serving.



Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1402mg | Potassium: 154mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.4mg