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Cucumber salad in a serving bowl with sliced English cucumbers, red onion and fresh dill.

Cucumber Salad

This classic cucumber salad is a blend of thinly sliced cucumbers, red onion and fresh dill, all tossed together in a sweet and tangy dressing. An easy and refreshing salad that takes just minutes to put together.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword cucumber salad, dill cucumber salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 93kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 pound English cucumbers very thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup red onion very thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup fresh dill chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Toss the cucumber slices with the salt and sugar in a medium sized bowl. Let the cucumbers sit for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the red onion and dill to the bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the red wine vinegar, pepper and olive oil.
  • Pour the dressing over the cucumber mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  • Let the salad sit for 10 minutes, then serve.



Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 678mg | Potassium: 215mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 7.5mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.6mg