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German Cucumber Salad

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This cool and creamy cucumber salad recipe is made with fresh cucumbers, red onions, garlic, and sour cream. It's perfect for a hot summer night.

This cool and creamy cucumber salad recipe is made with fresh cucumbers, red onions, garlic, and sour cream. It's perfect for a hot summer night.

Yield 6 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon sugar substitute
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with a tea towel.
  2. Thinly slice the cucumbers and lay on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with the salt.
  3. Let sit for 30 minutes at room temperature to allow the cucumbers to release their water. 
  4. Pat cucumbers dry and add to a large mixing bowl with the red onion and garlic.
  5. Whisk together the sour cream, vinegar, dill, sugar substitute, and pepper in a small bowl.
  6. Pour the dressing mixture over the cucumbers and toss to coat. 
  7. Serve immediately.

Notes

Update - lately we've been adding fresh tomatoes to this and it's SO GOOD. Highly recommend, but be sure to count from the in the nutrition.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 76Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 1068mgCarbohydrates: 5gNet Carbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

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