Creamy Cucumbers


If you like coleslaw, you'll love this creamy cucumber salad recipe that combines everything you love about pickles with a delicious cucumber dressing made with sour cream (or yogurt).

Creamy Cucumbers
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
15 mins
Chill Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
6 side-dish servings


  • ½ cup dairy sour cream or plain yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill or 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives

  • Dash ground black pepper

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled (if desired), halved lengthwise and thinly sliced (3 cups)

  • cup thinly sliced onion (about half of 1 small)


  1. In a medium bowl combine sour cream, vinegar, salt, dill, and pepper. Add cucumber and onion; toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 hours or up to 3 days, stirring occasionally. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

45 Calories
3g Fat
3g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 45
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 204mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 111mg 2%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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