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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?

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Yield: 8 Servings
Author: Cooking With Carlee
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Creamy Dill Cucumber Salad

Creamy Dill Cucumber Salad

Fresh cucumbers are dressed in up in simple creamy dill sauce for a favorite refreshing summer side dish!
Prep time: 10 MCook time: Total time: 10 M

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.
Calories
69.30
Fat (grams)
5.93
Sat. Fat (grams)
2.33
Carbs (grams)
3.73
Fiber (grams)
0.31
Net carbs
3.42
Sugar (grams)
2.14
Protein (grams)
0.93
Sodium (milligrams)
80.69
Cholesterol (grams)
12.72
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Andrea Nine

Tuesday 11th of July 2017

What a great summer side! I'm going to make this for my mom. She is crazy about dill!

Carlee

Thursday 13th of July 2017

I love dill and cucumbers together. I hope she loves it too!

Kelsie | the itsy-bitsy kitchen

Monday 10th of July 2017

I love dill and cucumbers together so I'm going to try this for sure! PS, I think your pics turned out just fine :). Have a great week!

Carlee

Thursday 13th of July 2017

Thank you, Kelsie, you are too kind!

Laurie - Country Link

Sunday 9th of August 2015

Thank you for joining the August County Fair Blog Party! This recipe sounds fantastic! Laurie - Co-Host

Carlee

Sunday 9th of August 2015

Thank you for hosting!

The Better Baker

Friday 7th of August 2015

Oh what a great dish. It caught our attention at this week's Weekend Potluck dish and is being featured as one of our favs...thanks again for sharing. Can't wait to see what you bring to the table next time. Enjoy a great weekend! http://thebetterbaker.blogspot.com/2015/08/peanut-butter-delight-weekend-potluck.html

Carlee

Friday 7th of August 2015

Thank you so much! This is always a favorite when we make it and is a perfect way to use up all the dill and cucumbers that are going crazy in the garden right now!

Unknown

Friday 7th of August 2015

This sounds like a wonderful salad. We're big cucumber fans, too. Thanks for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday. Please join us again this week.

Carlee

Friday 7th of August 2015

Thanks for hosting!