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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
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