|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 4 Portions (4 Servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 8g||10%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||15%|
|Total Carbohydrate 4g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This German side dish recipe of cucumbers in sweetened sour cream and dill is a great accompaniment to pork, fried dishes, and on cold platters.
Cucumbers dressed in vinegar, salt, and sugar is known as gurkensalat in German and is a non-dairy version of this dish.
Prepare the Cucumber
Wash and peel the cucumber unless it is an English cucumber or another kind which you don't have to peel.
Slice the cucumber thinly. This is best done with a mandolin or food processor.
Place the slices in a colander, salt, and toss. Let the slices sit for 20 to 30 minutes.
Make the Dressing
In a medium bowl, mix together vinegar, sour cream, oil, sugar, pepper, and dill.
Drain the cucumbers and pat dry. Add them to the dressing and toss carefully to coat until slices are thoroughly covered in dressing.
Serve well chilled with pork roast, poultry, fish or other foods. Garnish with additional dill sprigs if desired.