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 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
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.


Calories: 201kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 7gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 18mgSodium: 88mgPotassium: 1530mgFiber: 5gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 2755IUVitamin C: 119.5mgCalcium: 134mgIron: 3.9mg
Keyword creamy cucumber salad, creamy cucumber salad dressing, Russian cucumber salad
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