Sour Cream Cucumbers Recipe

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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
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

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

Directions

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.
Cucumbers with Dill: Omit first four ingredients. Mix 3/4 cup white vinegar, 1/3 cup snipped fresh dill, 1/3 cup sugar and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Stir in cucumbers.
Originally published as Sour Cream Cucumbers in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p35

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.

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  • 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
  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.
Cucumbers with Dill: Omit first four ingredients. Mix 3/4 cup white vinegar, 1/3 cup snipped fresh dill, 1/3 cup sugar and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Stir in cucumbers.
Originally published as Sour Cream Cucumbers in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p35

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puzzlemad User ID: 3329799 269615
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2017

"I didn't like this at all. It's runny and no flavor. Blah!

Plain cucumber & onion soaked in vinegar & salt is much better than this. Sorry."

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redhen1970 User ID: 4031186 269200
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

"Made this a couple months . I used Greek yogurt in place of the sour cream and a light champagne vinegar. We all loved it!"

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joan User ID: 5896109 268331
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2017

"My grandmother was from Austria and I can remember her putting garlic powder and paprika in it and I do it that way too."

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[email protected] User ID: 1572125 267760
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2017

"My Hungarian family also makes a version of this. We don't use vinegar, and we top with Hungarian Paprika. This is a must have at any family function."

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lmm2497 User ID: 3132350 267755
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2017

"We love this dish. My Hungarian Granny also made this. It's great with BBQ and Greek dishes too. I salt and let the cukes drain in a colander for a while before I mix the rest in for a crisper salad."

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meeska User ID: 7309404 267740
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2017

"I make this but I also add oregano."

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kayclem User ID: 3232002 267737
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2017

"My grandparents came right from Germany and we used to have this same dish, cucumbers in sour cream and also the cucumbers in vinegar. I can hardly wait until warmer weather so that I can get my fresh cucumbers from the farmers market. One of my favorite veggie in the summer."

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lhangel User ID: 720550 263547
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2017

"Was excellent! Have one family member that does not usually like new dishes but blown out of his chair on this one."

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basketcaz User ID: 3036156 253142
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2016

"We LOVE it. I omitted the onion because we don't like raw onion. Sometimes I add a little dill weed to it. Since I am a diabetic and am eating a very low carb diet I used sweetener (Splenda) instead of sugar. It turned out great. So happy I found this recipe!"

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skbell45 User ID: 3292448 252422
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2016

"my grandmother used buttermilk instead of sour cream and just salt and pepper. i dont think she added sugar or vinegar. when she used sugar and vinegar, she didnt use the buttermilk. made two completely dishes that way. both were good."

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