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German Cucumber salad in a white salad bowl on a wooden table with a spoon in it
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4.95 from 51 votes

German Cucumber Salad Recipe

German Cucumber Salad is a refreshing summer salad made with simple ingredients that are a staple in most kitchens! This recipe is easy to make, budget-friendly, and perfect for a potluck, family dinner, or summer cookout.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: German
Servings: 8



  • 2 English cucumbers or 4 medium cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp dill fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste


  • Peel the cucumbers if desired and thinly slice them with a mandoline slicer. The thinner the better! Put them in a large salad bowl.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the sour cream, vinegar, sugar, and dill. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour dressing over cucumber slices and toss until combined. Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Serve with a slotted spoon.


Calories: 45kcal