Dad’s Creamy Cucumber Salad

Dad’s Creamy Cucumber Salad

Cucumber and sweet onion swim together in a dressing made with mayonnaise and vinegar in this simple creamy cucumber salad recipe.

Ready in: 3 h 10 m

Calories: 320

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise, or more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Mix cucumbers, sweet onion, and sea salt together in a bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit for 30 minutes.
    2. Turn cucumber mixture into a colander set over a bowl or in a sink; let drain, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid has drained, about 30 minutes more. Transfer drained cucumber mixture to a large bowl.
    3. Stir mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, dill, garlic powder, and black pepper together in a bowl with a whisk until smooth; pour over the cucumber mixture and stir to coat vegetables with the dressing.
    4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

    Directions

    • Prep10 m
    • Ready In3 h 10 m
    1. Mix cucumbers, sweet onion, and sea salt together in a bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let sit for 30 minutes.
    2. Turn cucumber mixture into a colander set over a bowl or in a sink; let drain, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid has drained, about 30 minutes more. Transfer drained cucumber mixture to a large bowl.
    3. Stir mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, dill, garlic powder, and black pepper together in a bowl with a whisk until smooth; pour over the cucumber mixture and stir to coat vegetables with the dressing.
    4. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

      Footnotes

      • Cook’s Note:
      • You can add some more mayonnaise if the sauce is too runny for your liking.

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