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Cucumber Dill Salad

This crisp and tangy salad from our Test Kitchen hits the spot on warm afternoons and evenings. Sprinkling the cucumbers with salt and letting them sit draws out excess water so they stay nice and crisp.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3 servings


  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  • Place cucumber slices in a colander over a plate; sprinkle with salt and toss. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring once. Rinse and drain well.
  • In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, dill, sugar and pepper. Add cucumbers and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving.

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  • Lady Fingers
    May 6, 2019

    I'll be making and eating this all summer! Sometimes with red onion and/or radish slices included.

  • jiljilsch
    Jun 25, 2015

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  • whitters143
    Dec 3, 2011

    so easy and yummy! love the dill!