Creamy Cucumber Salad

One of my favorite things about summer is a fresh cucumber salad. Bonus if the cucumbers come from a garden or farmer’s market! I love to slather a pita with homemade hummus and then stuff it with cucumber salad – it makes the best lunch! I go back and forth between a cucumber and onion salad with a sweet vinegar dressing, and this creamy version with plain yogurt, radishes and dill. I love the pop of the red radishes and the bright flavor from lemon juice and fresh dill.

Mmmm, fresh ingredients. Love those little radishes!

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Servings 4 servings
Prep 10 minutes
Resting time 45 minutes
Total 10 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Author: Michelle

A delicious and simple side salad


  • 2
    medium cucumbers
    (peeled and thinly sliced)
  • 2
  • 2/3
    plain non-fat yogurt
  • 1
    lemon juice
  • 6
    (thinly sliced)
  • 1
    chopped dill


  1. 1. Toss together the sliced cucumbers and salt in a colander. Let stand to drain for 45 minutes. Press the excess water out of the cucumbers and pat dry. Place in a bowl.
  2. 2. Add the yogurt and lemon juice and toss well. Stir in the sliced radishes and chopped dill. Serve chilled.


Calories: 42kcal
Sodium: 1199mg
Potassium: 322mg
Carbohydrates: 6g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 5g
Protein: 3g
Vitamin A: 110%
Vitamin C: 6.5%
Calcium: 102%
Iron: 0.3%

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