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Sour Cream Cucumbers Recipe
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Sour Cream Cucumbers Recipe

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It’s been a tradition at our house to serve this dish with the other Hungarian specialties my mom learned to make from the women at church. It’s especially good during the summer when the cucumbers are fresh-picked from the garden. —Pamela Eaton, Monclova, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 medium cucumbers, peeled if desired and thinly sliced
  • 1 small sweet onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 62 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk sour cream, vinegar, sugar and pepper until blended. Add cucumbers and onion; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 4 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Cucumbers in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p35


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Loiscooks
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2016

"Good recipe. I will make these again."

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sunnyskys
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2016

"First time for making. My Husband & I thought it was very good. Will make again."

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CookingTapper
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2016

"Put fresh dill in it too amazing"

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113ginger
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2016

"did not like it. Have tasted better."

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KookieB
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2016

"Yummy. Garden fresh cukes aren't available here right now so I used the thin skinned hot house from the market. I soaked them in salt and ice water bath as suggested. Added just a pinch of dill. Big hit and not a bit leftover. Served with baby red taters and grilled lamb chops. 10 stars!"

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rambocat99
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2016

"Loved it find that people who did not like it because it was bland did not read the recipe says season to taste"

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18grands
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2016

"Soak sliced cucumbers in icy salt water about 4 hours, then add 1/4 c. saltwater to the dressing. Photo shows pepper - I also added that. Delicious!"

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I_Fortuna
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2016

"I salt and press the cucumbers in a Japanese pickle press. This eliminates a lot of excess water and make the cucumbers crispy.

It makes huge difference in flavor and texture.
I use thinned Greek yogurt and add a little cumin or other herb or dill. Use a little chaat masala or garam masala for Indian raita. Good and cooling with spicy entrees. Great recipe! : )"

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shereeder
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2016

"My mother makes this by soaking the sliced cucumbers in ice water with salt added. The ice crisps up the slices and the salt helps. Then she'd squeeze out the excess water and do the dressing."

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dmschroeder22
Reviewed May. 23, 2016

"My mother made this recipe for me as a little girl and now I have made this for my family for over 35 years. I also add a tablespoon of mayonnaise and we serve this over baby red potatoes. Try it!"

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