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Cucumbers in Cream

"WE HAD an enormous vegetable garden, so we enjoyed freshly picked cucumbers in summer. After the cucumber were sliced and soaked awhile in salt water. Mother added thick cream, which she carefully scooped from the top of some fresh milk."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine cucumbers, onion, water and salt. Let stand for 1 hour; drain and rinse. In a serving bowl, beat cream, sugar and vinegar. Add cucumbers and onion; toss gently. Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 126 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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