On Line Cookbook

Cucumber, Red Onion and Sour Cream Salad

Recipe Information
A Traditonal American Cucumber Salad

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:4-6 Servings

  • 2 cucumbers, sliced thin
  • 1 large red onion, sliced thin rings
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) sour cream
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) water
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) pepper
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) or less, just a pinch of powdered tarragon
  • Peel cucumber if you like, but slice in thin slices.
  • Peel the onion and slice into very thin rings (or half rings if too big an onion).
  • Make a dressing be combining the sour cream, vinegar, water, salt, pepper, and tarragon.
  • Pour over cucumbers and onions.
  • Chill and serve.
Note: Some people like a bit of sugar added for a sweetened version, which is fine.. do it to taste, using a small amount at a time when you make the dressing.