This Creamy Cucumber Salad is light, refreshing, and perfectly creamy. Fresh herbs and the perfect creamy dressing coat each cucumber for the perfect salad!
Light and Refreshing Creamy Cucumber Salad
If you’re a cucumber lover (like myself!) then you are going to love this delicious Creamy Cucumber Salad. It’s made with cool and crisp cucumbers, red onion, fresh herbs, and has a delicious creamy Greek yogurt dressing that pulls everything together.
If you’re looking for a refreshing salad to serve as a side dish with protein then this recipe is perfect. It pairs well with just about anything and is so easy to make!
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Cucumber Salad Ingredients
Greek yogurt: you’ll need half a cup of whole milk Greek yogurt for this recipe. Don’t have yogurt? you can swap it for sour cream if you prefer.
Garlic: one clove of fresh garlic helps to give this creamy cucumber salad recipe some delicious flavor.
Lemon Juice: this adds the perfect lemon flavor and brightness to the salad.
Red Wine Vinegar: speaking of brightness, you’ll also need a bit of red wine vinegar to help dress the cucumber.
Dill: fresh dill and cucumber are a match made in heaven. I like to use fresh dill for this recipe because I think it has the best flavor. If you don’t have any fresh dill you can use dried instead. You’ll need one teaspoon of dried dill for every tablespoon of fresh.
English Cucumber: we’re using English (also called hot house) cucumbers for this recipe because they have a thin skin that’s not bitter which means you won’t have to peel them before using.
Red Onion: last but not least you’ll need one-third a cup of thinly sliced red onion.
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How to Make a Creamy Cucumber Salad
Step One: To a mixing bowl, add the Greek yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, dill, salt, and pepper. Whisk together until well combined.
Step Two: Add the thinly sliced cucumber and red onion to the dressing. Toss gently until well combined and the cucumbers are coated
Step Three: Taste the salad and season to taste.
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Make Ahead Tips
You can prep this salad a few hours ahead of time if needed! The cucumbers will marinate while still remaining crisp and all of the flavors in the salad will meld perfectly.
How to Store
Store the cucumber salad in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
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I hope you give this Creamy Cucumber Salad a try! It’s light, refreshing, creamy, and the perfect side dish.
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Creamy Cucumber Salad
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 2 cups 1x
- Category: Sides
- Method: No Cook
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegetarian
- 1/2 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons fresh dill
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (plus more to taste)
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (plus more to taste)
- 1 large English cucumber, thinly sliced into rounds
- 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
- To a mixing bowl, add the Greek yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, dill, salt, and pepper. Whisk together until well combined.
- Add the thinly sliced cucumber and red onion to the dressing. Toss gently until well combined and the cucumbers are coated
- Taste the salad and season to taste.
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Recipe by: Ashlea Carver / All the Healthy Things | Photography by: Jo Harding