Pennsylvania Dutch Cucumbers
Total TimePrep: 30 min. + chilling
- 3 to 4 small cucumbers
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 medium onion, thinly sliced into rings
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon minced chives
- 1/2 teaspoon dill seed
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Pinch sugar
- Lettuce leaves, optional
- Tomato slices, optional
- Peel cucumbers; slice paper-thin into a bowl. Sprinkle with salt; cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
- Rinse and drain cucumbers. Pat gently to press out excess liquid. In a large bowl, combine cucumbers and onion; set aside. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, vinegar, chives, dill seed, pepper and sugar.
- Just before serving, add dressing to cucumbers; toss to coat. Arrange lettuce and tomatoes in a serving bowl if desired. Top with cucumbers.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 61 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 406mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Apr 25, 2019
Why can’t I print your recipes? It’s a pain in the neck to have to get out paper
Mar 2, 2019
My mom never drew the water out of the cucumbers. Slice the cucs and onions thin, some vinegar, milk and off you go. It was the only way I would eat onions as a kid.
Mar 2, 2018
I added some thinly sliced mozzarella cheese to this 'ole time' recipe. Served on top of tomatoes.
Jun 4, 2017
This is my absolute favorite TOH recipe that I have tried! I used 1# mini cucumbers and sliced the cucs & onion with a potato peeler. EVERYONE who tasted, loved! I have prepared the recipe four times in a two week period. Perfect with seafood and meat. Also perfect alone. Thanks for this recipe. It's definitely a keeper.
May 25, 2017
I can't believe that after all these years I am seeing this recipe. My mother too was of Irish descent . This was one of the favorite recipes in summer when we always had an abundance of cucs. The only difference in her recipe was she would add some Mayonnaise and cut back on the sr cream,
Mar 24, 2011
definately reminded me of my younger days when my grandmother made them for us Yum