Cucumber and Dill Salad
Learn how to prepare a fresh and creamy cucumber and dill salad. Find out the easiest recipe on Fine Dining Lovers.
The creamy cucumber and dill salad recipe is very simple to prepare and is perfect for the hottest season. The cucumber and dill salad is ideal as a side dish for meat and fish dishes, but it is also perfect on its own for a light lunch or dinner. Fresh and crunchy, yet creamy at the same time, the cucumber and dill salad is prepared in a few simple steps. Discover how to make it here.
To prepare the creamy cucumber and dill salad, start with the dressing. Put the sour cream, vinegar and dill in a bowl.
Add the salt, garlic powder, pepper and a drizzle of oil.
Mix well until you get a smooth and creamy sauce.
Wash and peel the cucumbers, cut them into strips or slices. Then arrange the cucumber slices in the salad bowl or serving dish.
Clean the onion and cut it into slices, then add it to the cucumbers.
Season the cucumbers and onion with the cream, mixing well. Let it rest in the refrigerator for an hour before serving.
Origins, variants and curiosities
This simple salad is a true gastronomic icon in the United States. It is a dish that accompanies family lunches and is often found on the table in the summer season.
You can make some changes to this classic recipe by adding grated ginger and replacing the acid note of the vinegar with that of even fresher lemon juice. This salad should rest in the refrigerator before being served, because this way it will have even more flavour, and the cold cucumbers and onions will become even more crunchy. To prepare the cucumber and dill salad, you can use any type of cucumber as long as it is fresh and in season.
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Born in Milan on a hot summer’s night in July 1983, Claudia Concas developed a keen interest in good food from childhood: the kitchen has always been her fav