Cucumber Side Dish
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 medium cucumbers, sliced
- 1/2 cup sliced onion
- In a bowl, combine the sour cream, vinegar, sugar, garlic powder, dill and salt. Add cucumbers and onion; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 58 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 211mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Jul 4, 2017
This was an excellent recipe. We aren't big garlic fans so I used half of the garlic powder and added a little extra sour cream. Kids and adults alike loved it!
Apr 12, 2014
This is a very refreshing salad. The thinner you slice the cucumbers the better. This always disappears fast when I make it. Thank you for sharing!
May 31, 2013
It was ok, not too popular with my group. I had a lot leftover.
May 21, 2012
To be honest, I was disappointed in this dish after I read all the positive reviews. I did increase the sugar which several reviewers suggested, but still wasn't impressed with the taste. I decided to give it a second chance tomorrow after sitting overnight.
Apr 28, 2012
This is the best salad ever for we love and grow cucumbers. I used 3 tablespoons of cider vinegar and increased the sugar to 2 T. + 1 teaspoon sugar. We do not like dill so I substituted celery seeds and added extra onion. I also added a little red and yellow bell pepper. Soooooo, so good!
Jul 7, 2010
You need to double the dressing recipe to get the results pictured.I also added an extra 1 tsp of sugar because the cider vinegar flavor was too strong.It's very important to let this salad sit. The first time I made this, it was bland an awful. I let it sit 3 hours the second time with the above modifications and it was perfect.
Jun 30, 2010
Many years ago I saw this in a gourmet store for 6.99lb. I refused to pay that much so I purchased 1/4lb and worked out this same recipe. The only difference is I use a red onion thinly sliced. I had almost forgotten about this until I saw it here today. WTG great recipe!
Jan 20, 2010
A simple, quick, tasty side dish. I added 1 1/2 tsp of bleu cheese crumbles. The vinegar cuts the familiar taste of the cheese, but adds an extra hint of flavor. My husband had no idea I slipped it in there.
Aug 10, 2009
This is an excellent and delicious recipe! I added a small banana pepper for a little extra kick. On a different note, the moisture from the cucumbers makes the dressing slightly runny if you allow it to sit overnight, so it's best eaten soon after it's chilled.
Aug 1, 2009
I added thinly slice red bell pepper. It is yummy and with the summer harvest of cukes, it's perfecto!