How to make vegetarian creamy cucumber salad

Print this recipe
This creamy cucumber salad is so refreshing for summer! It features cucumber slices topped with an herbaceous dressing made with a combination of sour cream and crème fraiche. The resulting recipe is just the right side dish for a barbecue or cookout.
This salad is best when served very cold, but if you make it too far in advance, the dressing will separate. The best thing to do is to prepare both the cucumbers and the dressing and keep them chilled until you're ready to serve. Combine them at the last minute, and this salad is ready to enjoy.
Advertisement
Cooktop Cove
Creamy Cucumber Salad
6
10 minutes
0 minutes
10 minutes
4 cucumbers
1 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup crème fraiche
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Halve the cucumbers lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Cut into 1/2-inch slices.
Toss the cucumbers with the salt and set in a colander or strainer for 5 minutes while you prepare the dressing.
Whisk together the sour cream, crème fraiche, sugar, vinegar, dill, parsley and pepper.
Pat the cucumbers dry to remove any excess salt.
Toss with the dressing and serve immediately.
Advertisement
Resources
Print this recipe

You'll never again be caught staring at a huge green squash and wondering how you can possibly eat it all; instead, you'll be trying to stop yourself from eating it all in one sitting.
March 28   ·  
Advertisement
This dish is full of surprises. First, the topping is a delightful color, thanks to the mixture of russet and sweet potatoes, and second, the entire thing is vegan!
March 27   ·  
This is going to become your favorite go-to, quick, fallback pasta dish. It's even made with items you probably have in your pantry right now!
March 26   ·  
A true dump and go chicken dinner that the whole family will love? This is it.
March 14   ·  
How do you go about achieving that balance of taste and low-effort?
March 23   ·  
March 16   ·