Best-Ever Cucumber Dill Salad Recipe -
Best-Ever Cucumber Dill Salad Recipe
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Best-Ever Cucumber Dill Salad

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    25 mins


  1. Place cucumber slices in a colander. Generously sprinkle salt over cucumber; let sit until water starts to bead on the slices, about 10 minutes. Drain water from cucumber slices.
  2. Whisk sour cream, vinegar, yogurt, mayonnaise, lime juice, sugar, and dill together in a large bowl until dressing is smooth. Mix cucumber, onion, and celery into dressing until evenly coated; season with salt and pepper.
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Jul 06, 2014

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. :)

Aug 26, 2014

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.


14 Ratings

Apr 13, 2015

I used sour cream in place of the yogurt. I used a whole cucumber and put in two teaspoons of dill. We loved it! It's definitely a repeat recipe.

Apr 12, 2015

Very tasty salad, thank you. I always buy Persian cucumbers, as we like them much better than "regular" ones (tender skin & meatier flesh). Since they're a lot smaller and thinner, I used 4. I only made two minor changes - omitted sour cream and just doubled the yogurt (Greek), and used 2 packets of Splenda instead of sugar because I'm cutting carbs. I doubt this made any difference in taste at all in this recipe.

Aug 13, 2014

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.

Aug 09, 2014

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.

Aug 09, 2014

Very tasty and easy to make.

Aug 24, 2015

Loved it! I didn't soak the cukes first, due to timing and still turned out wonderful!


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  • Calories
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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