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Mizeria (Polish Cucumber Salad)

Mizeria (Polish Cucumber Salad)

  • Author: Polish Housewife
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Polish


A refreshing salad of cucumbers in sour cream


  • 2 cucumbers
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon finely cut chives or green onions
  • 1 tables finely cut fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. For ordinary cucumbers, peel, slice lengthwise and remove the seeds
  2. Slice as thin as possible, no more than 1/8 inch
  3. If you’re using the thin skinned hot house cucumbers, just slice
  4. Spread out the slices and sprinkle with salt
  5. After 20 minutes pat and press with a paper towel
  6. Combine the sour cream, vinegar, chives, dill, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt , and pepper
  7. Chill