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Cucumber Pasta Salad

Two delicious summer salads combine to create this creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad. The perfect side dish for all your summer barbecues.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cucumber pasta salad
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Author Meghan Payne-Hensley


  • 1 english cucumber
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 lb. short cut pasta
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cool water and drain well. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, peel cucumber and slice in half lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds. Slice into thin half moon slices. Place sliced cucumber in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Toss to coat. Let sit for 30 minutes in the sink or over a bowl to drain. Once 30 minutes is up, shake to get all the extra water off the cucumbers.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the mayo, sour cream, vinegar, sugar, dill, pepper and onion powder. Add cucumbers and pasta and toss to coat. Enjoy right away or refrigerate for a few hours for even more flavor.