Creamy Cucumber and Sweet Onion Salad with Fresh Dill Horseradish Dressing – Cremiger Gurken-Zwiebel Salat

This cucumber and sweet onion salad is an option found in German restaurants as a “Gemischter Salatteller”. A “Gemischter Salatteller” is a plate with a variety of delicious types of salads.


2 fresh seedless cucumbers peeled and sliced thin
1 fresh sweet onion thinly sliced
¼ cup low fat sour cream
2 tablespoons German white wine vinegar
1 tablespoons German cream horseradish
1-2 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives
sea salt to taste
whole fresh radicchio leaves optional


Combine all of the ingredients except radicchio in a medium mixing bowl. Cover and chill until serving time.

Serve salad inside a radicchio lettuce cup for a dramatic presentation.

Credit: German Foods