German Cucumber Salad (Gurkensalat)


1 English Cucumber, peeled and finely sliced

1/2 tsp. Kosher salt

For the dressing:

2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil

2 Tbsp. white vinegar

2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

1/2 tsp. Kosher salt

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1 tsp. spicy brown mustard

1 Tbsp. honey

1/4 cup sour cream

1/3 cup red onion, finely diced

1 Tbsp. fresh dill, finely chopped

1 Tbsp. fresh chives, finely chopped


Peel and slice cucumber and place in a strainer over a bowl. Add 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt, mix with the cucumbers and let sit for about 20 minutes to drain.

Meanwhile to make the dressing whisk oil, white vinegar, cider vinegar, salt, pepper, mustard and honey in a small bowl until emulsified. Whisk in sour cream, onions, dill and chives.

In a bowl add your drained cucumber and your prepared dressing. Combine and let sit for about 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.

Yield: 4 servings

From the kitchen of: Susi's Kochen und Backen Adventures (