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Creamy cucumber salad with red onion and dill, topped with fresh herbs for garnish.

Creamy Cucumber Salad

This creamy cucumber salad, also known as German cucumber salad, is a refreshing combination of cucumbers, red onion and dill tossed in a simple dressing. Dill cucumber salad takes just minutes to make and is the perfect side dish for any summer meal.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword creamy cucumber salad, dill cucumber salad, german cucumber salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 95kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 5 cups sliced cucumbers peeled and seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup red onion peeled, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar


  • Place the cucumbers, red onion and dill in a large bowl.
  • In small bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, sour cream and sugar. 
  • Pour the dressing over the cucumber mixture and toss to coat evenly. 
  • Serve immediately, or chill for up to one hour.



Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 420mg | Potassium: 204mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.3mg