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Cucumbers in Sour Cream 7

Cucumbers in Sour Cream


"This is a yummy side dish that we always have on Thanksgiving but it's great in the summer as well. The mixture will be soupy; it's supposed to be that way."
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4 h 10 m servings 69 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 69 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 11 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place the cucumber slices in a container and cover with cold water. Refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.
  2. Whisk the sour cream, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Drain the cucumbers and squeeze out the excess water; add to the bowl and mix to coat with dressing.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 95 Ratings

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This recipe has been in our family for over 40 yrs. But my goodness, whats with all of the sugar. This is not dessert. Less is more ! Also WAY TOO much sour cream , a goodly dollop will do. Also...

Most helpful critical review

I will have to agree with the previous review. Too sweet and too much sour cream. I will try it again cutting back the sugar in half as well as the sour cream and vinegar. I did add thinly slice...

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This recipe has been in our family for over 40 yrs. But my goodness, whats with all of the sugar. This is not dessert. Less is more ! Also WAY TOO much sour cream , a goodly dollop will do. Also...

Delicious cucumber salad! I put a little salt in with the water so I didn't have to let this sit overnight. It works with or without dill (did half and half). The dressing is very good, the p...

I make a very similar Cucumber Salad but instead of soaking overnight I peel, slice super thin into a colander over a bowl and sprinkle generously with salt. Put a bowl or dish on top of the cu...

Ding-Ding-Ding We have a winner! The cucumbers came out sooo crispy and the sweet tart dressing was just perfect. If you are a dill lover, this would be good to add as well. Now we know what to ...

i have been looking for this recipe for a long time. the sugar is what makes it. i did add some very finely minced onion and TONS of fresh cracked pepper(personal preferences). thanks for the su...

I have been making this for years, except I add sliced sweet onions and only use english cukes (burpless). I have never soaked the cukes first. I just add the cukes and onion to the dressing and...

This as is was WAY to sweet for me! So here were the changes I made I only added 2 tablespoon of sugar to this. The mixture was very soupy which I didnt mind to much. I also added some cracke...

I forgot to add that it works best if you peel the cucumber beforehand. Thanks for the great reviews!

This is very good and a great summer side-dish. I think the next time I will reduce the sugar some.

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