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Recipe: Can't Miss Cucumber Salad

This cool, creamy salad is lighter than other versions with sour cream. Its a great addition to summer cookouts.

Can't Miss Cucumber Salad Ingredients

  • 1 large English cucumber, thinly sliced

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make Can't Miss Cucumber Salad

  1. Arrange cucumber slices in a single layer in the bottom of a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add a layer of onions, and top with a layer of yogurt. Continue layering all the remaining cucumbers, onions, and yogurt this order. Top off with a final layer of yogurt. Sprinkle with garlic powder, and parmesan cheese.

  2. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

Can't Miss Cucumber Salad Nutritions

  • Calories: 69.2 calories

  • Carbohydrate: 10.1 g

  • Cholesterol: 3.1 mg

  • Fat: 0.7 g

  • Fiber: 0.6 g

  • Protein: 6 g

  • SaturatedFat: 0.4 g

  • ServingSize:

  • Sodium: 90.1 mg

  • Sugar: 7.9 g

  • TransFat:

  • UnsaturatedFat:

Can't Miss Cucumber Salad Reviews

  • This was just OK. I would suggest using chive onions for a little more flavor...or if not, perhaps the addition of dill would help. It wasnt very flavorful, but if it were coupled as a side dish or side salad to a main course that was abundant in flavor, it could pair ok. I would still consider adding a bit of sourcream to the plain yogart...

  • Great idea, first cut way back on the yogurt: put in just enough to "coat" the ingredients like a salad dressing - then add more herbs like dill, basil and for fun add fresh diced tomatoes. It will be very refreshing and enjoyable.

  • I tried this recipe and maybe I did not enjoy it because it really just tasted like the yogurt and never really got any flavor . I like the idea but like the other review maybe using sour cream instead of yogurt would help it out??

  • Not a big yogurt fan myself, but I decidedto giveit a try. Still had a very strong yogurt taste.

  • This was a nice light salad esp. for lunch. I did not add the cheese but fresh tomatoes, basil and parsley. The suggestion of not adding too much yogurt is a must. it gets watery after refrigerating it for a few hours.

  • 6/20/06 I thought the flavor was fine when it was first made. However, I did have a problem with the cucumbers weeping after refrigerating. I will try pouring off the extra water and adding the yogurt just before serving next time. 7/4/07 I made this again and omitted any salt. It stayed better in the refrigerator, but I still didnt get very excited about eating it. Too much sauce and too much garlic.

  • I didnt think this was too bad at all. Pretty good in fact. I went easy on the salt because of the potential of the cukes being too watery. Cut way back on the yogurt because I wasnt interested in soup and used green onion instead of a yellow or sweet onion. Also, had to have a sprinkle of dill as a topper because cukes and dill just go together. The parmesan was a nice touch.

  • Im sorry but I just thought this was flavorless. And it calls for way too much yogurt.

  • This recipe has some flaws or possibly typos. I rated it a 3 because I was able to save it. Other than the cucumber I did 1/4 of all of the ingredients. The cucumbers were still heavily coated in yogurt. It was missing flavor. I added dry dill to taste, a splash of vinegar, and a spoon of mayo. The yogurt alone did not taste like a dressing. It worked great then. Luckily, I have made enough of these salads to rework the dressing after tasting the flavor as is.

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