Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad

Jun 28, 2024Josh Allen
Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad

Are you tired of the same old boring pasta salad? Looking for a dish that will make your taste buds do a happy dance? Look no further than this Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad recipe!

What makes this pasta salad so special?

Well, for starters, it's creamy without being heavy. The combination of Greek yogurt and mayo gives it a light and refreshing taste that's perfect for those hot summer days. Plus, the crunch of the cucumbers adds a delightful texture that will have you coming back for seconds (and maybe even thirds).

How easy is it to make?

Super easy! All you need to do is cook up some pasta, chop up some cucumbers, mix together the dressing, and toss it all in a bowl. It's so simple, even your cat could do it (if your cat had opposable thumbs, that is).

Can I customize it?

Absolutely! Feel free to add in some cherry tomatoes for a burst of color, or throw in some feta cheese for an extra kick of flavor. The beauty of this recipe is that you can make it your own. Get creative and have fun with it!

Why should I try this recipe?

Because life is too short to eat boring food! This Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad is the perfect dish to bring to a picnic, potluck, or just enjoy on a lazy Sunday afternoon. It's light, refreshing, and oh-so-delicious. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you.

So what are you waiting for? Whip up a batch of this Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad and get ready to be the star of your next gathering. Happy cooking!

Makes: 8 servings

Cook Time: 14 min

Calories: 178kcal/serving


  • 1 long english cucumber
  • ½ pound medium sized pasta such as penne or rotini
  • ½ sweet white onion


  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • pepper to taste



  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Thinly slice onion and place in a bowl of cold water. (see note)
  3. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Run under cold water to stop cooking.
  4. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise and remove seeds using a spoon. Slice into thin slices.
  5. Toss all ingredients in a large bowl. Let sit at least 40 minutes before serving.


• Soaking the onions in cold water is optional but takes a bit of the "bite" out of the onion.


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