Saturday, April 26, 2008

Cucumber & Dill Recipes

Dill is my new best friend.

I found these gems in my MasterCook program. I can't wait to try them out. Probably tomorrow.

Swedish Cucumber Salad

2 cucumbers
1 long, seedless cucumber
1 small onion, optional
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Fit cucumbers into Salad Shooter food chamber, trimming if necessary. Using slicing cone, slice cucumbers into mixing bowl. Remove outer skin of onion; cut to fit in food chamber. Slice into bowl with cucumbers. Toss with vinegar, salt, and sugar; let stand for 30 minutes. Drain. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, dill, and parsley; add to cucumbers and mix.

Makes about 2 1/2 cups. Serves 4

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 392 Calories; 41g Fat (88.7% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 27mg Cholesterol; 787mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 4 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Stuffed Cucumber

1 straight cucumber
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes, crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 439 Calories; 40g Fat (79.6% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 124mg Cholesterol; 342mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 2 Vegetable; 7 1/2 Fat.

1 comment:

Michelle said...

These sound yummy! I may have to try them :D