Print
clock clock icon cutlery cutlery icon flag flag icon folder folder icon instagram instagram icon pinterest pinterest icon facebook facebook icon print print icon squares squares icon
Cucumber Salad in a white bowl with spoon and on a square white plate

Cucumber Salad (Gurkensalat)

  • Author: Gitta
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: German

Description

German Cucumber Salad perfect for a potluck picnic


Scale

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

  • 2 cloves garlic (1 tsp pressed garlic)
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp white granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 3 Tbsp light olive or canola oil
  • 1 tsp fresh dill (dry will work but it is not as flavorful)

Salad

  • 1 English Cucumber about 10" in length

Instructions

Vinaigrette

  1. Place pressed garlic in a small bowl
    Pressed garlic in a glass bowl
  2. Add the vinegar to the bowl
    Vinegar and pressed garlic in a glass bolw
  3. Add the sugar to the bowl
  4. Add the salt and pepper to the bowl
    Pepper, sugar, salt, vinegar and pressed garlic in a glass bowl
  5. Add the oil and the dill to the bowl.
    Dill and oil in glass bowl
  6. Combine all dressing ingredients with a spoon or small whisk (affiliate link).
    Cucumber dressing in a glass bowl

Cucumber Salad

  1. Slice the cucumber with a mandoline. You can also use a box grater (affiliate link) or cut the cucumber into 1/8" slices with a sharp knife.
    Slicing cucumber on mandolin
  2. Cucumbers should be very thin.
    Thinly sliced cucumbers on white plate
  3. Place the sliced cucumbers in a bowl. Add the vinaigrette to the cucumbers and toss.
    Top view cucumber salad in white bowl
  4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Keywords: cucumber, salad, healthy