Creamy Cucumber Salad


Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Fresh From Poland: New Vegetarian Cooking from the Old Country

By Michał Korkosz

Published 2021

  • About

When the summer season starts, I can never decide if I prefer juicy, sweet tomatoes or refreshing cucumbers eaten with a few sea salt flakes. At least I know one thing: in a salad with sour cream, cucumbers taste marvelous. Light and creamy, this salad has lots of fresh dill and shallot, which adds a nice bite.


  • 2 medium (14 ounces/400 g) English cucumbers, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons


  1. Slice the cucumbers very thinly. Transfer them to a medium bowl, add ½ teaspoon salt, and massage the cucumbers with your fingers. Allow the salt to draw out the water from the cucumbers.
  2. Rinse the cucumbers well with water to remove excess salt, then drain. Return t