Quick Cucumber Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick Cucumber Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Quick Cucumber Salad

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"This is a very quick and cool summer salad, but it's also good year-round. Serve cold or at room temperature."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Spread cucumber slices in a thin layer on a large platter. Sprinkle salt generously over the cucumber. Let salt soak into cucumber slices for about 30 minutes.
  2. Transfer cucumber to a colander and rinse with cold water; drain thoroughly and transfer to a dry surface. Pat cucumbers dry with paper towel.
  3. Whisk vinegar, olive oil, sugar, and dill together in a large bowl. Add cucumber slices and tomatoes; toss to coat.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You may skip the step of salting the cucumber if in a hurry, but it does take the bitterness out of cucumbers.
  • Use 1 cup grape tomatoes in place of the chopped tomato if you wish.
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Mar 11, 2014

Spiral-cut the cucumbers and did not salt them, as we wanted to eat this right away. There are many dill-cuke recipes on this site, and although we enjoyed this, next time I would use less olive oil (just our taste preference). This one is a "dieter's delight!"

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 63 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

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

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