Recipe by Margie
"Just experimenting one day and came up with a yummy, fresh twist on an old recipe."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
cucumber, very thinly sliced
salt and ground black pepper to taste
sour cream, or to taste
vinegar, or more to taste
red onion, thinly sliced
celery, thinly sliced
We LOVED this! I used baby cukes (maybe 4), extra sour cream in place of the yogurt b/c I had none on hand and omitted the celery (personal preference). I can't believe it, but I totally forgot the vinegar in this, lol, but it was wonderful w/o it and stayed more on thick side rather than liquid-y, which we loved. I will def be making this again (the same way I did today)~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)
I had to use 2 (what I consider regular size) cucumbers to handle all the dressing the recipe makes, and I used the whole stalk of celery. I didn't have yogurt, so I used all sour cream. I also didn't have a lime, so I used a lemon. It was a good, light tasting salad. I will try it again with lime. *Update- I served this to my sister, and she loved it. I also tried it again with lime, and I liked it both ways.
I rate this between 4~5. One, I didnt have celery so I had to leave it out. However, I cant imagine only using a 1/2 a cucumber. I also really don't care for a lot of dressing, so I used 1 medium cucumber and halved the dressing. I used a garden cucumber and peeled and de-seeded it. I cut the onion and cucumber between 1/8~1/4 inch slices, as it really didnt say. I used non fat yogurt, reduced fat sour cream, but regular mayo, which was what I had. Made as written, here, I got 3 servings at approximately 78 calories each. Overall, it was a little more vinegary, or tart, than I like. For the lime juice I used 1 1/2 tsp. when I halved it. I might test a little less white vinegar, though, next time. However, I liked the dill flavor and that the dressing was not real thick. I would still make this again. Note: Second time making, and still halving the dressing, I only did 1 Tblsp of white vinegar instead of 2 and that worked perfect. May even add another half a cucumber due to extra dressing.
I grow my own cucumbers and make my own goat milk yogurt, so this recipe suited what I had on hand. The only change I made was using all drained yogurt instead of adding the sour cream. Everything else was the same. I have made this twice, doubling and tripling the the recipe, and we ate every bit It is a delicious way to use my bumper crop and holds in the refrigerator for several days.
Very tasty and easy to make.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Best-Ever Cucumber Dill Salad
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 75
** Calories from Fat: 53
Choose your Easter dinner main dish from hams, savory lamb, and over 150 more recipes.
Bunny cakes, lamb cakes, chocolate eggs, and carrot cakes to nibble on.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
Learn how to make this delicate cucumber salad, full of Thai flavors.
This refreshing salad sets off crisp vegetables with a tangy marinade.
This simple, creamy appetizer takes its cue from English tea sandwiches.