Creamy Cucumber Salad

This is an easy side dish that goes well with lots of different main courses. It’s also good to bring to a picnic or potluck. 

Hands-on time:
20 minutes
Total time:
20 minutes

Kitchen Gear

Cutting board
Sharp knife 
Mixing bowl
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons 


1 large English cucumber or 2 traditional cucumbers washed and peeled
1⁄4 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon rice vinegar or fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint, dill, or basil leaves
1⁄4 teaspoon salt


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  1. Cut the cucumber into thin rounds and put them in the bowl.
  2. Add the yogurt, vinegar, herbs, and salt to the bowl and mix well.
  3. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.