Grandma's Cucumber and Onion Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Grandma's Cucumber and Onion Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Grandma's Cucumber and Onion Salad

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"Both of my grandmothers made this salad every summer when their gardens produced baskets of cucumbers. It's a cool, fresh side dish for any meal. One of my grandmas omitted the green pepper and the celery seed. She also put ice in it to chill it quickly and cut the vinegar taste."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Place cucumber slices in a colander and liberally sprinkle salt over cucumbers; set aside until water starts to release from cucumbers, about 15 minutes. Drain and rinse cucumbers.
  2. Mix cucumbers, onions, and green bell pepper together in a bowl.
  3. Whisk sugar, vinegar, celery seed, and 2 teaspoons salt together in a bowl until dressing is smooth; pour over cucumber mixture and stir until evenly coated.
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Aug 02, 2014

I love this salad! I don't care for celery seed though, so the only thing I did differently was to swap it out for a little bit of fresh dill. So easy, so yummy!

 
Aug 17, 2014

really good! just like my grandmother used to make too! i followed the recipe (except cut out about a 1/2 cup of the sugar). I used the cucumber seed and added red and orange peppers with the green peppers. delish!!! thanx this will def help blow through the excess amount of cuc's we have in our garden this year :o)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 130 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.9 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 363 mg
  • 15%

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

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