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Sliced Cucumbers With Chives, Yogurt And Basil

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Ingredients
  English cucumber 1
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Light sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Plain low fat yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped chives 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped basil 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper To Taste
Directions

Peel cucumbers only if skin is tough or waxy.
In food processor or by hand, thinly slice cucumbers.
Place in colander and sprinkle with salt.
Toss then let stand for 30 to 40 minutes.
Rinse under cold water, then pat dry.
In bowl, combine sour cream, yogurt, chives, lemon juice, basil and sugar; mix well.
Stir in cucumber; season with pepper to taste.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 159 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.5%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 23.5 mg7.8%

Sodium 569.9 mg23.7%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.2%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 8 g15.1%

Vitamin A 49.5% Vitamin C 50.2%

Calcium 26.8% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sliced Cucumbers With Chives, Yogurt And Basil Recipe