Amby Rae's Cucumber Salad

Amby Rae's Cucumber Salad


"This is my simplest and easiest recipe yet for cucumber salad, my specialty! If you're not a sour cream fan, substituting plain yogurt works great."


15 m servings 260 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 140 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place cucumbers in a large salad bowl, and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mint, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper until well blended. Pour over the cucumbers, and mix until well coated.
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  1. 55 Ratings


The lemon gives this salad just enough of a tang! But, go easy on the olive oil or it over powers the flavor.

This was easy. I thought it tasted ok, too much sour cream for my taste.

i can think of 10 better ways to eat my cucumbers this recipie is terriable no one wanted any at all i give this 1* if you are thinking about useing this dont, save yourself the troubble dont us...

We loved this recipe with a few changes. I think the lemon juice made it. I decreased the sour cream to 1 cup and added even a bit more lemon juice. I also agree with the fact that if you use...

Oh my gosh, this is simply fabulous!

Very refreshing. I cut waaaaaaaaayyy back on the sour cream and added a few more seasonings. The grocery store didn't have any mint on hand, so I had to leave it out, but it was still very tasty!

This was very easy and pretty good. I only had fat-free sour cream around (and no mint), and it turned out quite well. It was a bit runny for my taste, so I think slightly less sour cream/yogu...

The hint of mint in the sour cream gives this dish a "sweet & sour" taste!

I can't bring myself to rate a recipe badly. I think it takes a lot of guts to post one for thousands of strangers to judge. Having said that, as written, this didn't work for me. Obviously, one...