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Easy Cucumber Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 4+ hrs

Easy Cucumber Salad

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"This is a perfect side dish for your summer barbecue or any Mediterranean or Middle Eastern dish. You can also substitute 2 large tomatoes for the cucumber for a delicious tomato salad."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    4 hrs 20 mins

Directions

  1. Whisk together the vinegar, parsley, dill, garlic, sugar, and salt in a bowl; add the cucumber and stir to coat. Cover and chill in refrigerator 4 to 8 hours. Stir well before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 26, 2008

this was very good, but i thought the dressing could use some oil so i added a tablespoon of oil, i also added 1/2 cup diced tomato, and a couple thin onion slices, the dressing is something i will use again, it would be great on other salads as well, i will definately make this again, thank you, gotta go make more!!!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 29, 2009

My great Grandmother made something similar. It's just the vinigar, sugar, salt, cucumbers + tomato and white onion. Let it set over night. It's so refreshing I can't stop eating it.

 
May 24, 2010

Very good cucumber salad - just what I needed to as a side dish for grilled chicken. I used white wine vinegar because it's a bit milder. I also used two cucumbers that I thinly sliced and didn't peel. Very simple and very good.

 
Jul 14, 2009

I added chopped sweet onion and apple cider vinegar at a 1 to 3 ratio with the white vinegar. It was a hit!

 
Aug 07, 2009

This recipe is great as it is. I agree that sliced onions and sliced tomatoes compliment the cucumbers in this dish. I prefer running a fork the length of the cucumber to cut the skin, then slicing into medallions.

 
Nov 22, 2010

I was a little nervous to try this since I've never had anything like it before, but it was DELICIOUS! :) I'll definitely be making it again! Thanks!!!

 
Mar 04, 2010

For 2 cucumbers I substituted 1 tsp dried dill, 1 tsp garlic powder and dropped the parsley (since I didn't have any). Didn't have time to chill it 4 hrs, but it was amazing and delicious after 30m. There were no leftovers!

 
Sep 12, 2011

This was ok, but the seasonings as is are not my cup of tea. The parsley was overpowering and so was the dill. I took the advice of another reviewer and used garlic salt (and omitted the salt) so as not to have that raw, bitter, garlic taste. I added sliced radishes and thin pieces of red onion as well. But all I could taste was parsley and dill....I would probably attempt again but just decrease the parsley by half and I think omitting the dill altogether. Mind you, it is a great, low-carb recipe though and it's nice not to have a 'heavy-mayo' type salad.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 25 kcal
  • 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 584 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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