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Chive Cucumber Salad

 Chive Cucumber Salad
"Mother always made this refreshing salad when w had Sunday guests," relates Ruth Andrewson of Leavenworth, Washington. "It has a light, pleasant dressing and looks lovely served in a pretty glass bowl."
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling


  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons minced chives
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • In a bowl, combine cucumbers and sour cream. Cover and refrigerate
  • for at least 1 hour. Stir in remaining ingredients just before
  • serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with nonfat sour cream and without salt) equals 50 calories, 27 mg sodium, 3 mg cholesterol, 9 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, trace fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.