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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Cucumber Salad

A sprinkling of poppy seeds turns this simple side dish into a superstar.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 10 mins
  • servings: 6




  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 English cucumbers, (about 1 pound each), halved lengthwise, seeded, and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 medium red onion, halved, thinly sliced


  1. Step 1

    In a medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, honey, poppy seeds, coarse salt, and pepper. Add cucumbers and onion; toss to combine.

Everyday Food, May 2004



Reviews (2)

  • Jilleana 15 Sep, 2008

    This is a recipe similar to one my grandma made. Took us years to figure out she used mayonnaise.

  • CourtneyFFox 12 Feb, 2008

    Very light and delicious! Easy to make.