My F&W
quick save (...)
Cucumber-Radish Salad with Crème Fraîche, Dill and Mint
© Anders Schonnemann

Cucumber-Radish Salad with Crème Fraîche, Dill and Mint

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 45 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 6 to 8
  • BASIC-EASY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • STAFF-FAVORITE
  • VEGETARIAN

“There is an unspoken Hungarian philosophy that if something tastes good, it probably tastes better with sour cream,” Sarah Copeland says. For this cucumber salad, she uses sour cream's more elegant cousin, crème fraîche.

  1. 1 1/2 pounds small cucumbers, peeled if the skin is thick
  2. Sea salt
  3. 3 large radishes, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
  4. 1 small garlic clove, finely grated
  5. 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  6. 8 ounces crème fraîche (about 1 cup)
  7. 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  8. Freshly ground pepper
  9. Shredded mint leaves, for garnish
  1. Slice most of the cucumbers 1/4 inch thick and cut a few of them into spears. In a colander, season the cucumbers with salt, top with a small plate and let stand for 1 hour. Press gently to remove some of the liquid, then rinse the cucumbers quickly in cold water. Pat dry and transfer to a bowl. Add the radishes, garlic, vinegar, crème fraîche and dill and season with pepper. Refrigerate the salad for 30 minutes, until chilled. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.