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Cucumber with Sour Cream Recipe
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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."

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Original recipe makes 2 cups Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 15 mins

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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Footnotes

  • 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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Reviews More Reviews

Dec 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!!

 
Aug 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!!

 
May 15, 2014

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 been able to make was this one. As soon as I saw that this was made with heavy cream, it all came back to me. I will try this recipe and hopefully it will be just like his or close to it. The one thing I do remember was he would put the sliced cucumbers in a colander then in the fridge for a few hours so the water would drain out of the cucumbers before mixing. Can't wait to try this!

 
Mar 14, 2013

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 taste.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 547 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 59 g
  • 91%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 632 mg
  • 25%

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

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