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Grandma's Cucumber Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

Grandma’s Cucumber Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

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Quick and creamy side dish salad that is perfect with all the cucumbers in your garden or farmer’s market!

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x



1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

2 teaspoons red wine vinegar

1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

23 English cucumbers, sliced thin

1 cup plain Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

2 cloves garlic, minced

12 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a small bowl, combine the red onion, olive oil, vinegar, and oregano. Let the onions marinate at room temperature while preparing the rest of the salad.
  2. Place the sliced cucumbers into a large salad bowl.
  3. Combine the Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, dill, salt, and black pepper. Add to the cucumbers, along with the marinated onions, including the liquid from the onions. Toss everything together really well. Taste for salt and pepper.
  4. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 30 minutes before serving.


For best flavor, use full fat Greek yogurt.

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Fresh
  • Cuisine: Greek


  • Serving Size: 1/6
  • Calories: 110
  • Sugar: 4.8 g
  • Sodium: 412 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg