Can't Miss Cucumber Salad Recipe -
Can't Miss Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Can't Miss Cucumber Salad

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"This cool, creamy salad is lighter than other versions with sour cream. It's a great addition to summer cookouts."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    16 mins


  1. Arrange cucumber slices in a single layer in the bottom of a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add a layer of onions, and top with a layer of yogurt. Continue layering all the remaining cucumbers, onions, and yogurt this order. Top off with a final layer of yogurt. Sprinkle with garlic powder, and parmesan cheese.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 31, 2009

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.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 11, 2003

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...


10 Ratings

Aug 09, 2004

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.

Sep 01, 2003

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??

Jun 27, 2004

Not a big yogurt fan myself, but I decidedto giveit a try. Still had a very strong yogurt taste.

Mar 29, 2011

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.

Jul 09, 2007

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.

Jul 30, 2007

i'm sorry but I just thought this was flavorless. And it calls for way too much yogurt.


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  • Calories
  • 69 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.1 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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