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Virginia Willis’ Creamy Cucumber Salad

Serves: 8
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Ingredients

1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/4 full-fat buttermilk
Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus the zest of 1 lemon, preferably Meyer
1 clove garlic, minced
Coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 English cucumbers, sliced
1 sweet onion, very thinly sliced
1 cup sugar snap peas, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced

Instructions

In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, buttermilk, lemon juice and garlic. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

In a large bowl, combine the cucumber, onion, sugar snaps and celery. Stir in the reserved dressing and half of the lemon zest. Transfer to a serving bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with the remaining lemon zest. Serve immediately.

Photo: Virginia Willis


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