Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad

This Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad is a refreshing and vibrant side dish perfect for any occasion. The combination of crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and sweet onions tossed in a creamy dill dressing makes this salad a delightful addition to any meal, especially during the warmer months.


For the Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

For the Salad:

  • 2 medium cucumbers, sliced in half lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 3 small tomatoes, cut into thin wedges or cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Prepare the Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, dried dill, and garlic powder. Whisk together until smooth and creamy. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if necessary. Set aside to let the flavors meld while you prepare the salad.
  2. Slice the Vegetables:
    • Wash the cucumbers and tomatoes thoroughly. Slice the cucumbers in half lengthwise, then cut into thin slices. If using large tomatoes, cut them into thin wedges; if using cherry tomatoes, simply halve them.
    • Peel and thinly slice the sweet onion.
  3. Assemble the Salad:
    • In a large salad bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions. Toss gently to mix the vegetables.
  4. Dress the Salad:
    • Pour the creamy dill dressing over the vegetables in the bowl. Toss the salad gently to ensure all the ingredients are evenly coated with the dressing. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste.
  5. Chill and Serve:
    • Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend and the salad to chill thoroughly.
    • Before serving, give the salad a quick mix and adjust seasoning if necessary.


This Creamy Cucumber Tomato Salad is not only easy to make but also incredibly flavorful and refreshing. The creamy dressing infused with dill perfectly complements the crispness of the cucumbers and the sweetness of the tomatoes and onions. It’s an ideal side dish for barbecues, picnics, or as a healthy addition to your everyday meals. Enjoy this simple yet delicious salad that’s sure to please everyone at the table.