(cucumbers onion vinegar sugar recipe)

Meg austin, NinnesCah Made

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Simple Ingredients for Cucumber Salad

Crisp cucumbers are key for making a simple cucumber salad. The larger the garden cucumber, the bigger the seeds.  Peel and remove seeds if the cucumber is on the bigger side. Small cucumbers can simply be chopped.


It's easy to make at home!

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3 Veggie Facts: cucumbers

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01 Persian cucumbers have soft skin and small seeds

02 Pickling cucumbers have thick,  bumpy skin.

03 Varieties like Marketmore 76 are a mix that can be used for both slicing and pickling.

Cucumber Salad: easy & fresh recipe

A summer salad that is just like grandma made it!

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Prep Time: 15 Min

– 2 cucumbers  – 1 yellow onion – ⅓ cup white vinegar – ⅓ cup sour cream – 1 tablespoon sugar  – 2 teaspoons salt – 1 teaspoon black pepper

total Time: 15 Min


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Step 1

– Use a knife or vegetable peeler to remove the cucumber skin.  If the variety of cucumber you are using has a tender and thinner skin, it can be left on. Slice the cucumbers and onions in thin slices. Put the veggies in a bowl.

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Step 2

– In a separate bowl, combine sugar, vinegar, and sour cream and whisk until smooth. If you are adding fresh herbs, such as dill, add it here!

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Step 3

– Pour the dressing over the cucumbers and season with salt and pepper to taste. – Serve immediately or refrigerate until suppertime. It's best to eat this salad right away, but can be stored in the fridge for 1-2 days.

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