Dad's Creamy Cucumber Salad

Dad's Creamy Cucumber Salad

This was my dad's recipe for creamy cucumber salad. It's one of our family's all-time summer favorites.
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  1. Step 1

    Mix cucumbers, onion, and salt together in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit for 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. Step 2

    Turn cucumber mixture into a colander set over a bowl or in a sink. Let drain, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid and salt has drained, 15 to 30 minutes. Transfer drained cucumber mixture to a large bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, dill, garlic powder, and pepper for dressing together in a bowl until smooth. Pour over cucumber mixture and stir until coated.
  4. Step 4

    Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours before serving.