Cucumbers in Cream
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + standing
- 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 medium onion, sliced
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- Minced fresh parsley, optional
- In a bowl, combine cucumbers, onion, water and salt. Let stand for 1 hour; drain and rinse. In a serving bowl, beat cream, sugar and vinegar. Add cucumbers and onion; toss gently. Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 126 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
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Jun 16, 2018
Very close to my Mom’s recipe. I used white instead of cider vinegar. Only soaked the cukes and salt water. I don’t like the bitter liquid that sweats out so I add the onion later. Also added a bit of ground black pepper to taste. Mmmmm so good and fresh in the summer.
Jun 17, 2015
Very good and easy to make. I made as directed except that I added some pepper to the mixture and we all enjoyed it. Next time I think I would use light cream but again this is very good as written.
Jun 10, 2015
I made this recipe for Book Club and there wasn't a drop left and everyone wanted the recipe. I was so proud because the cukes were from my garden.
Oct 14, 2013
I am not a fan of plain cucumbers but really liked this recipe. I will definitely make it again. It was a tasty change and fun to serve guests at a summer barbeque.