Save on Pinterest

Borage Cucumber Salad Dressing

It is so easy to make your own salad dressings at home. This one is so flavorful and keeps so well in the fridge, that you will be making it often.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/2 cups


  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup young borage leaves (2 to 3 inches)
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Mixed salad greens
  • Borage flowers, sepals removed, optional


  • Place the first 11 ingredients in a blender or food processor. Cover and process until smooth, about 30 seconds. Drizzle over salad greens. Garnish with borage flowers if desired. Serve immediately. Refrigerate leftover dressing.
Editor's Note
Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 99 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 181mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

Recommended Video


Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • sgronholz
    Jul 25, 2014

    We've grown borage for a number of years and this recipe is a great way to showcase its mild cucumber flavor. Although my husband and I enjoyed the recipe as it was printed, we liked it even better after I added fresh dill and chives.