Recipe: Cucumber and Dill Salad

A quick and easy salad with probiotics, this recipe makes a great light meal or side to nearly any main dish.


  • 5 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1½ cups sour cream
  • ¼ cup kombucha*
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. raw honey
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. In a colander, toss the cucumber pieces with 2 tbsp. salt.
  2. Let drain for one hour.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the sour cream, kombucha, dill, and honey.
  4. Add the drained cucumbers and diced onion. Toss together and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

*This recipe is a good use for kombucha that has over-fermented a bit and has a more vinegar-like flavor.

Ready to Learn More?

At A Glance

PREP: 1 hour, 5 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
TOTAL: 1 hour, 20 minutes
YIELD: Makes about 3 cups