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Creamy Dill Cucumber Salad

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Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!

Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!

     Pops has been harvesting cucumbers faster than I can use them this year.  Although I throw them in every lettuce salad I make and have shared them with friends and family, we have more than we can eat.

 I made a batch of refrigerator pickles and still had more to use.  Cucumber salad came to mind.

We really enjoy a creamy cucumber salad and love cucumber dill dip so I combined the two.  This is a keeper.

-MiMi

ball jar filled with sour cream and dill dressing

       2016 -MiMi shared this recipe with us last summer, but it needed a new picture.  The only picture we had of the finished dish was on the buffet table outside and really close up.

    I made these using her recipe.  The picture still doesn’t do it justice, but you’ll just have to make it to find out how good they are!  I hope you all had a lovely weekend!

Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!

 2017 update: Ha!!  I didn’t realize I’ve already tried twice to get decent pictures of this.  It turns out it just isn’t that photogenic, I guess!    

It is hard to make them look interesting in a photograph, but they really are quite refreshing and delicious.  Don’t let the boring pictures scare you off!

creamy cucumber salad served with a hamburger

What are your favorite recipes using fresh cucumbers?


Some other side dish ideas:

Bacon Cheddar Ranch Potato Salad

Honey Lime Slaw with Cilantro and Sriracha

Spring Pea Salad

Yield: 8 Servings

Creamy Dill Cucumber Salad

Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!

Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sliced cucumbers
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dill, garlic powder and salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon each pepper and white vinegar

Instructions

  1. Place cucumbers in a large bowl.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in a bowl or canning jar and mix. Add to the cucumbers and toss to coat. (Go ahead and use those clean hands of yours for this).
  3. Cover and refrigerate until chilled through. (At least 1 hour). Mix again before serving cold.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 69Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 81mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!

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