German Cucumber Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Dreamer in Ontario

I grew up eating this salad and love it. It's a bit different than most North American cucumber salads I've seen as there is no sour cream in it, only a simple oil and vinegar dressing. Usually it's been made using only cucumbers but sometime cooked green and/or yellow beans and/or tomatoes are added. The quantity of oil and vinegar dressing may need to be adjusted if additional veggies are used.

Top Review by Papa D 1946-2012

Delicious cucumber salad, which made for an excellent side dish to Recipe #476734 that I had last night for supper. I used extra virgin olive oil with balsamic vinegar and pepper. Thanks for posting! Made for More Than Sauerkraut & Dumplings in the German Forum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place sliced cucumbers, chopped onions and other veggies if using in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk salad oil, vinegar, salt and pepper together.
  3. Pour dressing over cucumbers and mix well.
  4. Adjust seasonings and add a bit of sugar if needed.

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