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Cucumber with Sour Cream

Cucumber with Sour Cream

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Shults3

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.

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  • 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

Directions

  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.
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Shults3
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12/21/2013

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 wonderful Mother-in-Law gave me this recipe almost 28 years ago and I just love it! I have never seen another one quite like it and everyone who tries it at potluck and church functions always wants the recipe. It goes well with just about everything. Enjoy!!

Mitch4859
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8/23/2013

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 up (about 1-2 Tbsp) then marinated the 2 hrs as the recipe stated. Poured off the marinate solution, and followed this recipe except used 2 green onions equaling 2 Tbsp instead of 3 Tbsp. I shall use this recipe often!!! Thank you---we really loved it!!

LenaH
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10/6/2014

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.