Mizeria – A Polish Radish & Cucumber Salad

  • Servings: 2

This salad is done with cucumbers only or with both cucumbers and radishes. It’s very popular throughout Poland!

This fresh, crunchy, peppery, creamy and delicious salad is a good accompaniment to any meat, poultry or fish dish.  Most of all it is very quick to prepare!


  • About 1 cup of thinly sliced red radishes
  • About 1 cup of thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced (or chives)
  • 2 or 3 tbsp of sour cream
  • A squeeze of lemon or a splash of vinegar (optional)
  • A sprinkle of fresh dill, thinly cut
  • Salt and white pepper, to taste


Step 1

Mix thoroughly all the ingredients then taste and adjust if needed. Chill the salad for at least 30 minutes before serving it.


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