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Cucumbers in Dilled Sour Cream

  • 3 or 4 cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • 1 part vinegar and 1 part water, enough to cover cucumbers
  • A little salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • ½ cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2 green onions finely chopped

Marinate the sliced cucumbers in the vinegar, water, salt and sugar for at least 1 or 2 hours. Drain thoroughly.

Mix remaining ingredients together, then stir in the drained cucumbers and chill until ready to serve.

Finnish Cucumber Salad

  • 5 small cucumbers
  • 1 small bunch fresh dill
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt and black pepper
  • A little sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh tomato pulp
  • 2 Tbsp. tarragon vinegar
  • 1/4 cup oil

Skin the cucumbers, and cut in very thin slices.

Place on a flat dish and sprinkle well with salt.

Leave for half an hour, then drain off the liquid and mix the cucumbers with the following dressing: Finely chop the dill and add it to the sour cream with the crushed garlic, salt, pepper and a dash of sugar; then mix in the tomato pulp, and add the vinegar and the oil very slowly.

Serve very cold.

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