cucumber salad

cucumber salad

A perfect side dish for a hot weather meal, this light and easy cucumber salad is an excellent accompaniment to seafood. Paper-thin slices of cucumber are tossed in a light vinegar mixture and allowed to marinate for a few hours to deepen their flavor. The result is a light, refreshing salad.

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“Tasty marinated cucumbers. Ideal for a fresh side salad

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cucumber salad

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Luda huang

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumbers thinly sliced
  • 1/2 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Peel the cucumbers and slice wafer thin. Sprinkle with salt. Let stand 30 minutes, then squeeze cucumbers to release moisture.
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  • Drain liquids and toss cucumbers with onion slices.
  • In a medium size bowl mix sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, and pepper. Add cucumbers to mixture. Mix well. Refrigerate 1 hour.
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Nutrition

Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg
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