Creamy Cucumber Salad with Miracle Whip

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This creamy cucumber salad with Miracle Whip delivers all the cool creaminess we love in old-fashioned cucumber salad with an extra tangy zip that makes it so much better.

Closeup shot of creamy cucumber salad with Miracle Whip in bowl

If you’ve been looking for a cucumber dip that adds a little something extra to the flavor of the original, then you’ve found it. The addition of Miracle Whip adds a kick of flavor while still keeping the original sensibilities of this classic dish.

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Miracle Whip

I love cucumber salad. It’s been a favorite of mine since I was a kid. Lately, I’ve been giving it a little something extra by using Miracle Whip, and it’s been a huge hit with everyone.

Overhead shot of bowlful of creamy cucumber salad with Miracle Whip

Ingredients

You’ll only need a few basic ingredients to make this recipe. You probably have most of them in your kitchen right now.

  • cucumbers
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Miracle Whip
  • milk
  • sugar
  • dill weed
Cucumbers and individual salad ingredients on table

Instructions

It only takes 4 easy steps to make this recipe. You’ll be in and out of the kitchen in no time.

Step 1: In a medium mixing bowl, stir together sliced cucumbers, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

Overhead shot of cucumbers and seasoning in bowl

Step 2: To prepare sauce, whisk together Miracle Whip, milk, sugar, and dill weed until smooth.

Overhead shot of dressing ingredients in bowl

Step 3: Drain off any excess liquid from cucumbers.

Step 4: Pour prepared sauce over top of cucumbers and mix well.

Dressing being poured over sliced cucumbers in bowl

Equipment

You’ll only need a few basic pieces of kitchen equipment to make this recipe.

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Spoon

Substitutions

Cream: You can use cream in place of milk.

Sugar Substitute: If you’re limiting your sugar, just use a sugar substitute.

Closeup shot of spoonful of creamy cucumber salad with miracle whip

Options

Looking for ways to change up this creamy cucumber salad with Miracle Whip? Here are some suggestions.

Cayenne: Add a dash of cayenne for a little heat.

Green Onions: Add chopped green onions for more flavor.

Tips:

  • For the best flavor, chill this salad for a couple of hours before serving.
  • Slice your cucumbers to uniform thickness.
Overhead shot of bowlful of creamy cucumber salad with Miracle Whip

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FAQ

Why does this cucumber salad use Miracle Whip?

It gives all the cool creaminess of mayo or sour cream but with an extra tangy kick.

How long will cucumber salad last?

Store it in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.

What kind of cucumbers are best for cucumber salad?

Any slicing cucumber will work. Avoid pickling cucumbers.

Closeup shot of bowlful of cucumber salad.

Creamy Cucumber Salad with Miracle Whip

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Yield: 8 servings

Easy Cucumber Salad

Easy Cucumber Salad

This creamy cucumber salad with Miracle Whip is creamy, tangy, and so good. It's a great side for summer or all year long.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp dill weed

Instructions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together sliced cucumbers, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. To prepare sauce, whisk together Miracle Whip, milk, sugar, and dill weed until smooth.
  3. Drain off any excess liquid from cucumbers.
  4. Pour prepared sauce over top of cucumbers and mix well. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 41Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 1mgSodium 297mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 0gSugar 8gProtein 1g

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