This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Check for modified food starch in sour cream.
Salad "freshens without enfeebling and fortifies without irritating."
-Brillat-Savarin, French philosopher
This salad is so easy and so elegant and so low in fat and calories that it makes the perfect accompaniment to almost any summer dinner.
Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1 cup cucumbers
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2.
This doesn't keep well at all. It should be made as close to time of serving as possible.
|1/2 cup||reduced-fat sour cream|
|fresh ground black pepper|
|4||leaves romaine lettuce|
|2 Tbsp||fresh dill|
Mix the sour cream, shallot and salt together. Place in refrigerator and chill well.
When ready to serve slice the cucumbers into half rounds. Place the cucumbers in the dill sauce and toss until coated.
Place a slice of romaine lettuce on a chilled salad plate and top with the cucumbers. Sprinkle with fresh dill.
Serving size: 1 cup salad with lettuce
|Calories 73||Calories from Fat 36|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 4g||6%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||12%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 7g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||6%|
|Vitamin A 44%||Vitamin C 21%|
|Calcium 8%||Iron 4%|
|Vitamin K 39 mcg||Potassium 344 mg|
|Magnesium 22 mg|