Favorite Creamy Cucumer Salad

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This recipe is sure to be your Favorite Creamy Cucumber Salad after you try it. This simple salad recipes blends the creaminess of dressing with the fresh crunch of cucumbers. You want to use fresh cucumbers for this best healthy salads recipe, so they taste fresh, cool and delicious. Whether cucumbers are chopped, or shredded, they blend perfectly with all kinds of dishes. Cucumbers are food that is related to both varieties of squashes like zucchini and melons like cantaloupe, which explains their slightly sweet flavor and mild taste. Technically cucumbers are a fruit because of their seeds, not a vegetable at all. Cucumbers take on and pair with other flavors in recipes well. You can use cucumbers that contain a seeded middle for salad recipes, although with the non-seed varieties you often get a better salad recipe. Cucumbers are also very good for you, full of cucumber nutrients. Cucumbers contain lignans, which have been associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease along with various kinds of cancer to include prostate, breast, and other types. Cucumbers also contain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, further contributing to good health. Cucumbers also contain vitamin C, manganese, B1, and many other vitamins and minerals.

There are all kinds of cucumber varieties. You will find the classic green colored cucumber which is probably most widely available, but cucumbers can also be found in white and yellow varieties, and sometimes orange varieties. A cucumbers shape is broadly round but sometimes can be shorter and fatter and at other times, long and lean. The English Cucumber has become more popular in the past few years for its long, very firm and non-seed center, which makes it perfect for slicing, as needed in this recipe. This recipe recommends the English cucumber for that very reason. This salad can be prepared with helping hands, and the aspiring cook in your family can probably prepare this cucumber salad without any assistance or oversight. The salad is quick, affordable and easy to make. You can use cucumbers in a variety of the best salads, the best healthy salads, simple salad recipes, simple recipes for salads and more.

Sour cream is a food ingredient that is made out of dairy. To make sour cream, regular cream is used and fermented with certain kinds of lactic acid bacteria. The bacterial culture that is used for sour cream recipes is introduced either deliberately or naturally, and it sours and thickens the cream recipe. The name sour cream is derived from the production of lactic acid by bacterial fermentation. The taste of sour cream is only mildly sour. Sour cream is a popular ingredient in European and North American cuisines, often as a condiment. Sour cream is an ingredient that is a traditional topping for baked potatoes, added cold with chopped fresh chives. Sour cream is also used as a base ingredient for some creamy salad dressings and can also be used in baking recipes, added to the recipe batter for cakes, cookies, doughnut recipes and scones.

Thank you to Judy at The Midnight Baker recipe site for sharing this simple salad recipes for creamy cucumber salad. Judy loves to entertain, share her recipes and tips and cook. She is also a self-proclaimed bakeware addict and dog lover/rescuer. Some of the recipe ideas you will find on her site include beef recipes, appetizer recipes, cake recipes, comfort foods, chicken recipes, dessert recipes, cookie recipes, dips, pasta dish recipes, pork, salads and more. You will also find the best salad ideas, the best healthy salads, simple salad recipes, simple recipes for salads and more. Along with gourmet recipes, casserole recipes, past recipes and more. *

Nutrition Facts for: Favorite Creamy Cucumber Salad From Bake at Midnight
Ingredients: Cucumber, salt, sour cream chives, dill weed, white wine vinegar or champagne, black pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 14, Calories from Fat 1, Total Fat 0.1g 0%, Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 3mg 0%, Potassium 141mg 4%, Carbohydrates 3.2g 1%, Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%, Sugars 1.3g, Protein 0.7g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 5%,Calcium 3%, Iron 3%

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