Cucumber with Sour Cream

Cucumber with Sour Cream

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"A marinated cucumber salad that is best made with fresh garden cucumbers when available. Also good as a dip if you chop the cucumbers instead of slicing them."


2 h 15 m servings 547 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 547 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 59 g
  • 91%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 632 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk vegetable oil, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper together in a large bowl until the oil emulsifies.
  2. Fold the cucumbers into the marinade until evenly coated.
  3. Marinate cucumbers in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  4. Drain cucumbers and discard marinade.
  5. Whisk mayonnaise, cream, onion, sour cream, lemon juice, and basil together in a bowl.
  6. Fold drained cucumbers into mayonnaise mixture; season with salt and pepper to serve.


  • Nutrition:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 7 Ratings


I submitted this recipe so long ago that I forgot that I did!lol Just wanted to add that you do not necessarily need to use heavy whipping cream - good ole' milk will do the trick. My wonderfu...

We LOVED this recipe!!! I made a few additions: since our garden is giving with abundance, I added 2 large, ripe tomatoes cut up with the cucumber, and a small bunch of fresh chives-finely cut u...

This was just okay for me. I like cream cucumbers, but usually I use a simpler recipe so I thought I would try this. It was good, but not worth the extra work and ingredients.

Tried this recipe for a change from my steadfast marinaded cucumber recipe. I added green peppers to the cucumbers, then followed the recipe. This is a great summertime salad and will be severe...

I have been looking for a cucumber salad recipe for a long time. My Dad was a wonderful cook and he never wrote down any of his recipes. I make a lot of his food by memory but, the one I haven't...

I enjoyed these! Although, I wouldn't mince the onions next time but would slice them instead and lessen the oil. It was good overall for a mayo based cucumber salad; it had a subtle basil tas...