Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad

I am absolutely thrilled to share with you the mouthwatering delight that is the Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad!

Looking for a simple and delicious salad to enjoy this summer?

Look no further than this salad with cucumbers, dill, and sour cream!

My easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through the steps to create a refreshing cucumber salad in no time.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to try this fantastic cucumber salad with a tangy sour cream twist!

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Cucumber salads are renowned for their delightful taste, simplicity, and affordability.

They are particularly perfect for those scorching hot days when you crave something light and refreshing.

If you’re a fan of light and simple cucumber salads, I have more recipes for you to explore.

For instance, this Easy Cucumber Chicken Salad will amaze you with its succulence and enticing aroma.

Alternatively, this Healthy Greek Feta Cucumber Salad will tantalize your taste buds with its rich flavors and delightful textures.

Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

The secret to this salad’s exceptional flavor lies in the homemade dressing.

What could be a better pairing than cucumbers and sour cream?

Simply add a pinch of salt, a dash of black pepper, and a hint of vinegar to the sour cream, and watch as the salad comes alive with vibrant colors.

To enhance the taste even further, sprinkle some chopped dill into the dressing.

This herb adds a burst of freshness that perfectly complements the crispness and juiciness of the cucumbers.

Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

The Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad is a true symphony of flavors and aromas.

Yet, fear not, as preparing it is a breeze.

The natural sweetness of sweet onions beautifully harmonizes with the juicy cucumbers and the luscious sour cream dressing.

Want to take your cucumbers to the next level of juiciness and crunchiness?

Simply soak them in cold water for 10-15 minutes.

This will infuse the vegetables with moisture, making them absolutely irresistible!

Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that will leave you craving for seconds and singing praises to this exceptional creation!

how to cook Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad?


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To prepare the cucumbers, start by cutting them in half lengthwise. Then, slice them into pieces that are about 0.5 cm wide.

TIPS: Want your cucumbers to be extra crispy and juicy? Place them in a bowl of cold water for 10-15 minutes before using them. You’ll notice the difference!


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Next, take the red onion and cut it in half. Slice it thinly to add a nice touch to the salad.


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Now, let’s move on to the dill. Finely chop it up to release its wonderful flavor.


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Grab a medium-sized bowl and place the sour cream in it. Add some apple cider vinegar to give it a tangy kick. Don’t forget to season it with a pinch of salt and black pepper.

TIPS: If you’re looking for a substitute for apple cider vinegar, check out my article on “How to Substitute Any Vinegar?”. It provides helpful suggestions to suit your needs.


Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

Once that’s done, it’s time to mix in the chopped dill with the sour cream mixture. Make sure everything is well combined.

TIPS: Don’t have any sour cream on hand? No worries! You can easily substitute it with natural yogurt or Creme fraiche.


Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

In a large bowl, place the chopped cucumbers and red onion. This is where the magic happens!


Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

Pour the sour cream dressing over the cucumbers and onions, and give it a good mix. You want all the flavors to come together in harmony.


Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

To add a touch of elegance, decorate the finished salad with some dill sprigs. It will make it look even more appetizing.


Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad - VIDEO RECIPE

Now, it’s time to serve this delightful salad. Grab a plate and enjoy the Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad. Bon appétit!

Best German Sour Cream Cucumber Salad


  • Cucumbers – 4 pcs. (400 g)
  • Red onions – 1 pc. (100 g)

for the dressing

  • Sour cream – 2/5 cup (100 g)
  • Apple cider vinegar – 1 tbsp. (15 g)
  • Dill – 1/3 bunch (17 g)
  • Salt – 1/3 tsp. (2 g)
  • Ground black pepper – 1/3 tsp. (1 g)


  • Dill

Cooking steps:

  1. Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise and cut into slices about 0.5 cm wide.
  2. Then cut the red onion in half and slice thinly.


  1. Finely chop the dill.
  2. Place sour cream in a medium bowl, add apple cider vinegar, season with salt and black pepper, add chopped dill, mix thoroughly.


  1. Place chopped cucumbers and red onions in a large bowl, add sour cream dressing, mix well.
  2. Decorate the finished salad with dill sprigs.


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