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Cabbage and Cucumber Salad With Dill

Easy and budget-friendly cabbage and cucumber salad with dill are ready in minutes and perfect for hot summer days. Serve at BBQ with grilled meats, poultry, fish, and other main courses.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Russian
Servings 6 side portions
Calories 58 kcal


  • 1 lb young green cabbage shredded
  • 2-3 small (pickling) cucumber or ¾ of english cucumber peeled, cut into half moon
  • ½ cup fresh dill
  • 1 ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ¼ black cracked pepper
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 6% or white cider vinegar 5%


  • Slice the cabbage thinly, preferably with a large and sharp knife. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  • Using your hands stir and massage the cabbage to soften it and to make sure that all the seasoning is incorporated.
  • Cut the cucumbers into half moon circles. Prepare dill and add to the bowl with sliced cabbage.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar. Mix well and serve immediately or leave in the fridge for 15-30 minutes to chill and flavors to combine even more. 


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