Gurkensalat (Cucumber Salad)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Pair with Karottesalat (Carrot Salad) and you'll have a very attractive, and authentic, salad plate!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel cucumbers (if waxed) and cut into very thin slices.
  2. Mix together vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt, and pepper and pour over cucumbers and onions (reserving 2 tablespoons).
  3. Marinate about 20 minutes.
  4. Mix dill or parsley with sour cream.
  5. Add sour cream to cucumber mixture and toss.
  6. Top with chopped onion, sprig of fresh dill or parsley and serve.


Most Helpful

I really enjoyed the melding of the flavors of this salad. Nice and fresh to counterbalance the rather heavy taste of meats enjoyed in German cuisine.

threeovens May 23, 2010

We very much enjoyed this salad, and I will definitely be making this again. I chose it for ZWT6, as I felt that it really represented German-style cooking. Thank you for sharing the recipe.

Pesto lover May 23, 2010

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