Cucumber Salad with Dill Sour Cream

It’s nearly summer so it’s time to get my salad game on. This one is tasty and a snap to make which is good, because summertime means the livin’ is easy. At least it is if you pay attention to George Gershwin.

Here goes.

Some of the ingredients.

Cucumber, red onion and dill.

Cucumber, red onion and dill.

Halve the cucumber.

Halved cucumber.

Halved cucumber.

Slice the cucumber.

Sliced cucumber.

Sliced cucumber.

Put the cucumber into a colander, toss with salt and leave for an hour.

Salting the cucumber.

Salting the cucumber.

Get the red onion.

Red onion.

Red onion.

Slice the onion (knife skills are coming in handy).

Sliced red onions.

Sliced red onions.

Add the cider vinegar…

Apple cider vinegar.

Apple cider vinegar.

and sugar to the onions and let them all sit for a while too. Maybe get outside and catch some sun.

Sugar.

Sugar.

Come back inside and grab the dill.

Dill.

Dill.

Use a mezzaluna (or knife) to finely chop the dill.

Mezzaluna-treated dill.

Mezzaluna-treated dill.

Add the dill to the onions.

Start the assembly.

Start the assembly.

Get the rinsed cucumbers in there too.

Add the drained and rinsed cucumbers.

Add the drained and rinsed cucumbers.

Measure the sour cream (I substituted yogurt).

Playing the part of sour cream: yogurt.

Playing the part of sour cream: yogurt.

Combine everything.

Mixed together.

Mixed together.

Cucumber Salad with Dill Sour Cream.

Cucumber Salad with Dill Sour Cream.

Cucumber Salad with Dill Sour Cream.

Original found (surprisingly) on Rachael Ray’s site (I halved the recipe):
http://www.rachaelraymag.com/recipes/rachael-ray-magazine-recipe-search/salad-recipes/cucumber-salad-with-dill-sour-cream

Cucumber Salad with Dill Sour Cream

Ingredients

5 cucumbers (about 2 1/2 pounds) peeled, halved lengthwise,
seeded and sliced on an angle 1/4″ thick
Salt and pepper
1 1/2 cups yogurt (or yogurt)
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh dill
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 small red onion, thinly sliced

Directions

In a colander set over a bowl, toss the cucumbers with 2 teaspoons salt. Let drain for at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours.

In a large bowl, whisk together the sour cream, apple cider vinegar, dill and sugar. Add the drained cucumbers and the onion and toss. Season with pepper.

http://www.rachaelraymag.com/recipes/rachael-ray-magazine-recipe-search/salad-recipes/cucumber-salad-with-dill-sour-cream

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