I kind of feel like you can add sour cream and dill to anything and call it Russian. But my grandmother used to make this salad and I grew up eating it. It’s refreshing and a perfect side dish for chicken, fish, pork, steak, everything.



Simple Russian Salad

Simple Russian Salad

Tomatoes, onions, cucumber, and dill in a divine creamy dressing that tastes rich but is healthy and mayo-free! This Russian Salad is the perfect side for a bbq! 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course side
Cuisine Russian
Servings 1 serving
Calories 201 kcal


  • 1 large cucumber or 2 small cucumbers diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/4 onion sliced lengthwise
  • 1 tbsp dill
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • salt and pepper


  • Combine all ingredients. The longer this sits out the better the flavors will mesh together.


Sodium: 88mgCalcium: 134mgVitamin C: 119.5mgVitamin A: 2755IUSugar: 18gFiber: 5gPotassium: 1530mgCholesterol: 18mgCalories: 201kcalSaturated Fat: 4gFat: 8gProtein: 7gCarbohydrates: 29gIron: 3.9mg
Keyword creamy cucumber salad, creamy cucumber salad dressing, Russian cucumber salad
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