Kittencal's Creamy Cucumber Salad

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Two medium regular cucumbers may be used in place of one large English cucumber, I prefer the taste and texture of English and has less water in it ---plan ahead there is a 75 minute draining time for the cucumber slices to remove excess moisture, this is a crucial step to prevent a watery salad, the onion is only optional, I like to add it in, this is a great recipe for garden fresh cucumbers :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the cucumber slices into a glass bowl, sprinkle with vinegar and kosher salt; toss using hands.
  2. Allow to sit for about 45 minutes.
  3. Pour out any liquid from the bowl and drain in a colander; allow to sit for another 30 minutes to allow any excess drainage.
  4. In a bowl mix together the mayonnaise with sour cream, sugar, fresh dill and black pepper.
  5. Place the cucumbers in a bowl; pour the dressing over and toss to coat.
  6. Mix in red onion slices (if using).
  7. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Most Helpful

Just like my grandma's recipe. Yummy.

jenfa August 10, 2008

Takes a long time to make for a salad, but it is worth it. And no dreaded "Return Of The Cucumber"

Bill From New Mexico May 14, 2008

My DH and I ate this right up! I loved the creaminess! Thanks Kitten for another great recipe!

Sharon123 May 01, 2008