Cucumber Radish Salad Recipe (VIDEO)
This creamy Cucumber Radish Salad Recipe wins on all fronts. It has a crunchy crisp texture and is creamy good. This is one of our all-time favorite radish recipes! P.S. Did you know radishes are a superfood?
My husband said this creamy Cucumber Radish Salad takes him back to his childhood in Ukraine. Radishes are very popular in European dishes and we sure love our radish recipes!
This salad is ridiculously easy to make and is a staple in our home in summer. We created a NEW VIDEO for this recipe so more people could discover it. It’s a keeper!
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Radishes Are A Superfood!
Did you know radishes are considered a SUPER FOOD? Yes, they are so good for you; rich in Vitamin C, Folic Acid and Potassium, oh and they aid in digestion and heart health also! Read more about radish health benefits and nutrition on Dr Axe’s website.
Ingredients for Cucumber Radish Salad:
There are literally 3 ingredients in this radish salad and 2 ingredients in the dressing (including salt!) I know what you’re thinking; WOAH – that can’t be all?! My Mother has been making this recipe since I was a child and sometimes a classic recipe doesn’t need any improvement.
Cook’s Tip: Stir the sour cream dressing into the salad just before serving. The longer it sits, the more liquid the dressing becomes as the salt causes the cucumber to release some juice. But I guarantee you’ll use a spoon to gather any extra juice left behind. It’s so yummy!
Watch How to Make Radish Salad:
Watch Natasha make this creamy cucumber radish salad. I wasn’t exaggerating when I said it was EASY! It is a classic and we will never stop loving this recipe! If you haven’t already, click to subscribe to our Youtube Cooking Channel and be sure to click the bell icon so you’ll be the first to know when we post a new video.
Radishes also have a very satisfying crunch; Mmm! I love that this simple sour cream dressing neutralizes the radishes slight pungent flavor and enhances their sweetness. I was impressed when my 4 year old ate and enjoyed this radish and cucumber salad.
Radish Recipes to Discover (for Radish Lovers!):
- Avocado Salmon Salad is a great way to incorporate radishes
- Creamy Potato Salad – a SURPRISING twist on a classic
- Avocado Toasts – have you tried radish on avocado? MMM!
- Lettuce Wraps – the photos are bad but we are obsessed
Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad Recipe
A classic old-world recipe for creamy cucumber radish salad. The ingredients are so simple but it really doesn't need anything else! One of our favorite radish recipes.
- 1 English cucumber thinly sliced
- 20 radishes (2 bunches), trimmed and thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup chives or green onion (1 bunch), chopped
- 3/4 cup sour cream *
- 3/4 tsp sea salt or add to taste
In a medium salad bowl, combine sliced cucumbers, sliced radishes and chopped green onion.
Just before serving, add 3/4 cup sour cream and 3/4 tsp salt or add salt to taste. Stir to coat the salad in dressing.
*Regular sour cream gives the most original flavor, but for a low fat version, use low fat sour cream or a plain Greek Yogurt.
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Here are the earlier photographs of this radish salad. As you can see there are only so many ways to photograph a 4-ingredient salad! ha!
Q: Do you love radishes? What is YOUR favorite way to eat them? I’d love to hear from you in a comment below. Have an amazing weekend, my friends!
Loads of Love (and radishes),
-Natasha and the fam 🙂