Recipe by Jacquie
"This cool, creamy salad is lighter than other versions with sour cream. It's a great addition to summer cookouts."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
English cucumber, thinly sliced
salt and pepper to taste
nonfat plain yogurt
grated Parmesan cheese
This was a nice light salad esp. for lunch. I did not add the cheese but fresh tomatoes, basil and parsley. The suggestion of not adding too much yogurt is a must. it gets watery after refrigerating it for a few hours.
This was just OK. I would suggest using chive onions for a little more flavor...or if not, perhaps the addition of dill would help. It wasn't very flavorful, but if it were coupled as a side dish or side salad to a main course that was abundant in flavor, it could pair ok. I would still consider adding a bit of sourcream to the plain yogart...
Great idea, first cut way back on the yogurt: put in just enough to "coat" the ingredients like a salad dressing - then add more herbs like dill, basil and for fun add fresh diced tomatoes. It will be very refreshing and enjoyable.
I tried this recipe and maybe I did not enjoy it because it really just tasted like the yogurt and never really got any flavor . I like the idea but like the other review maybe using sour cream instead of yogurt would help it out??
Not a big yogurt fan myself, but I decidedto giveit a try. Still had a very strong yogurt taste.
I didn't think this was too bad at all. Pretty good in fact. I went easy on the salt because of the potential of the cukes being too watery. Cut way back on the yogurt because I wasn't interested in soup and used green onion instead of a yellow or sweet onion. Also, had to have a sprinkle of dill as a topper because cukes and dill just go together. The parmesan was a nice touch.
6/20/06 I thought the flavor was fine when it was first made. However, I did have a problem with the cucumbers weeping after refrigerating. I will try pouring off the extra water and adding the yogurt just before serving next time. 7/4/07 I made this again and omitted any salt. It stayed better in the refrigerator, but I still didn't get very excited about eating it. Too much sauce and too much garlic.
i'm sorry but I just thought this was flavorless. And it calls for way too much yogurt.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Can't Miss Cucumber Salad
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 6
Homemade pancakes are so easy to make, and nothing tastes better.
Try one of our dozens of ways to make delicious fresh guacamole.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
Learn how to make this delicate cucumber salad, full of Thai flavors.
This refreshing salad sets off crisp vegetables with a tangy marinade.
See how easy it is to make this hearty, salad-bar-style salad.