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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. 
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 Servings

kitchen gear

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife (adult needed)
  • 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


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