Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad

Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad

With the bounty of cucumber from your garden, farmers market or CSA box. Toss together this summer time classic in fewer than 15 minutes. The marinated sweet and sour cucumbers are ready to eat in 30 minutes or better yet let cucumbers mix and mingle overnight. Refrigerator for up to 3 days for the best favors and crispness. Serve as a side dish or a topping on your favorite barbecue. Enjoy!

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 4 Preparation Time: 0:15

Categories: Salads


2    small cucumber — thinly sliced

3    small onions — thinly sliced

2    tablespoons water

6    tablespoons apple cider vinegar

3    tablespoons sugar

3    tablespoons fresh dill — chopped (optional)

In a large mixing bowl, combine the thinly sliced cucumbers and the thinly sliced onions. Season lightly with salt and toss together until they are thoroughly combined. Refrigerate mixture for 10 to 15 minutes. Add the water, apple cider vinegar, sugar, and the optional chopped fresh dill to the cucumber and onion mixture. Toss until all the ingredients together until thoroughly combined, then chill in the refrigerator for a few hours, or until ready to serve.