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Crunchy, creamy cucumber salad

snack time or side dish — the creamy crunch of cucumber is a summertime delight



  • 3 tablespoons of sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped, fresh dill (maybe a little more as a garnish)
  • a pinch of sugar
  • pink Himalayan sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 thinly-sliced cucumbers
  • 4 thinly-sliced celery stalks
  • ¼ cup of celery leaves
  • 1 thinly-sliced, small sweet onion


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the sour cream, olive oil, lemon juice, sugar, and dill.
  2. Season with pink Himalayan sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  3. Add the cucumber, celery, celery leaves, and sweet onion. Gently toss all of the ingredients together until they are evenly mixed.

Serve topped with dill alongside a dinner dish or as an afternoon snack. . . enjoy!.