Friday, July 8, 2011

Cucumbers -N- Cream Salad

Nothing says Summer like cucumbers.  They're cool, crisp and fresh.  Perfect for a salad side dish.  Soaking the cucumber slices in salt water first keeps them extra crispy, and adds flavor.  Combine just a few simple ingredients and you have a super salad, that screams Summer!
Cool Creamy Cucumber Salad
The Cucumbers -N- Cream Line Up
Place cucumbers and onion in water.
Season with salt.  Let stand 1 hour.
Rinse well.
In a bowl combine cream...
with the sugar...
Add the cider vinegar.
Mix well.
Toss in the onions and cucumbers.
Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Cucumbers -N- Cream Salad

3 cucumbers, peeled and sliced thin
1 onion, sliced
2 cups water
1/2 tablespoon salt
3/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cider vinegar

In a bowl, combine cucumbers, onion, water and salt.  Let stand for 1 hour.  Drain and rinse well.  In a separate bowl, combine cream, sugar and vinegar.  Add cucumbers and onion, toss well.  Season with salt and pepper if desired.

Prep Time:  Approximately 15 minutes     Cook Time:  0 needs to chill

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