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Cucumber Salad

cucumber salad Side
Cucumber Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Dress up the look of the “cukes” by running the tines of a fork down the length of each cucumber before slicing. MORE+ LESS-

June 15, 2018

Ingredients

2
medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
1/3
cup cider or white vinegar
1/3
cup water
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
Chopped fresh dill weed or parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Place cucumbers in small glass or plastic bowl.
  • 2
    In tightly covered container, shake remaining ingredients except dill weed. Pour over cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours to blend flavors.
  • 3
    Drain cucumbers. Sprinkle with dill weed. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • After draining cucumbers, stir in 3/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt. Store covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1/2 cup)
Calories
30
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This light and easy cucumber salad is the perfect addition to any weeknight meal. It’s quick, fresh and healthy — the perfect combo! Throw it together in the summer while dinner is on the grill, or even when you’re craving something in the winter that’ll remind you of warmer days. It’s a total crowd-pleaser, so don’t hesitate to bring it along to your next potluck either. It’s the kind of recipe that deserves seconds (or thirds) so make extra — your vegetarian friends will thank you! For more trusted recipes that’ll have everyone eating their veggies without a second thought, check out Betty’s best vegetable salad recipes.

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