My Grandma's Cool Cucumber Salad

My Grandma's Cool Cucumber Salad

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"This is a very simple recipe from one of the best cooks ever -- my grandmother. The proportions are a little ambiguous, use your eye -- that's how the best cooks do it! The secret -- be sure and dry the cucumbers well!"

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Peel cucumbers, but leave a little on for color and slice by hand as thin as possible. Dry slices with paper towels.
  2. Place dried cucumber slices in a large bowl with onion slices. Generously season with salt and pepper. Toss well and let sit 10 minuets, drain any excess liquids.
  3. Toss cucumbers and onions in with enough sour cream to coat. Refrigerate until well chilled. Stir, and season with salt and pepper to taste if needed.
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I have made this before but I always soak my cucumbers and onions in salt water overnight until they are limp. The salt from the water doesn't add too much saltiness but I'd leave out the salt w...

Simple and delicious! Sometimes the most basic ingredients combine to be some of the best tasting. I love cucumber salads and they make a nice light side dishes. Be sure to drain the liquid out ...

Without vinegar, I found this to be very bland. Once I added it in it turned out very well.