Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill

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5 from 7 votes
This Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill is a quick and easy summer side for when you want something cool, crisp and refreshing in the heat of summer.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Cucumber salad on pink cake stand in a green scallop bowl

This Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill is a quick and easy summer side for when you want something cool, crisp and refreshing in the heat of summer.

Cucumber salad on pink cake stand in a green scallop bowl

When the weather is hot, and the fresh garden vegetables are plentiful, what could be better than this exceptional and easy summer salad.

This Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill is creamy, crunchy and perfect side for what ever you are grilling.

Why This Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill Salad Works

This Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill is economical to make and is quick to assemble on a busy summer day. It is super delicious and refreshing and makes any summer meal a real treat.

How to Make Cucumber Dill Salad  – Step by Step

  • Step One: First, in a medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, vinegar, dill, sugar and House Seasoning Blend. (Photo 1 below)
  • Step Two: Next, whisk to combine  (Photo 2 below)
  • Step Three: Then add your sliced cucumbers.  (Photo 3 below)
  • Step Four: Next, add your sliced onions and stir to combine. Finally cover and refrigerate for two hours.  (Photo 4 below)

process shots 2 for cucmber salad

Tips for Making this Easy Cucumber Salad

To make this recipe, I use a delicious type of cucumber called an English Cucumber. What is an English cucumber and why do I use them? The picture below is an English Cucumber.

english cucumbersAn English cucumber is a long, narrow, cucumber that are seedless and don’t have to be peeled to enjoy. They also have a lower water content which make them perfect for my Cucumber Dill Salad with dill.

You can use a knife to slice or for beautiful uniform slices try this mandolin.

Sliced English Cucumber sliced on a wooden cutting board

You can learn more about English Cucumbers here.

Cucumber salad on stand in green bowl

Recommendations of What to Serve with Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill

I love a mix of flavors when I am cooking. So when I am serving something cool and refreshing like my Cucumber Dill Salad, I like to add a little spice or heat.

So If you are like me, try pairing it with my Korean BBQ Grilled WingsGrilled Sticky Chicken Kabobs are also amazing with this salad. Of course, you can never go wrong with any of my Over the Top Homemade Burger Recipes.

close up on cucumber onion salad with dill

Expert Tips for Making the Best the Best Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill

  • FRESH IS BEST: Try and get the freshest ingredients that you can. Farmers Markets offer the freshest veggies and herbs.
  • TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Try using Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream to make this salad. Even combine them.
  • ADD SOME VEG: Try a little fennel or tomato to change up the flavor.
  • GET CHEESY: This salad would be great topped with a little Feta Cheese.

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Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill

5 from 7 votes
This Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill is a quick and easy summer side for when you want something cool, crisp and refreshing in the heat of summer.
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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups thinly sliced English cucumbers if using regular cucumbers, peel them first
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon House Seasoning Blend

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, vinegar, dill, sugar and House Seasoning Blend.
  • Add cucumber and onions; stir until fully coated.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Expert Tips

Expert Tips for Making the Best the Best Cucumber Onion Salad with Dill
  • FRESH IS BEST: Try and get the freshest ingredients that you can. Farmers Markets offer the freshest veggies and herbs.
  • TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Try using Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream to make this salad. Even combine them.
  • ADD SOME VEG: Try a little fennel or tomato to change up the flavor.
  • GET CHEESY: This salad would be great topped with a little Feta Cheese.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 764mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.7mg

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