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Onion Cucumber Salad Recipe

Onion Cucumber Salad Recipe

My friend often brought this salad to potluck suppers. She shared the recipe with me and I'm happy to pass it on to fellow readers. I doubles well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the sour cream, oil, vinegar, sugar, water and salt. Add cucumber and onion; toss to coat. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 143 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 11mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews for Onion Cucumber Salad

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flowerpot9 User ID: 7079538 249814
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2016

"Husband really liked this salad. Used 1 tablespoon of sugar instead of 2. Also used garden onions with green tops. Easy to make."

nojamin4927 User ID: 3175486 39692
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2008

"try it with a package of Good Seasons Italian dressing mix. Don't follow directions, instead add it directly from package to your mix"

FriedaG User ID: 1671534 17450
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2008

"This is my absolute favorite cucumber salad. Sometimes I prepare it just for me, but if my husband and sons are around I have stiff competition to get my share."

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