Cucumbers with Dill Recipe
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Cucumbers with Dill Recipe

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Sprinkling cucumber slices with salt and letting them stand in a colander draws out excess water so the stay crisp when set on a barbecue buffet. Try them alongside any grilled entree. —Light & Tasty Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 medium cucumbers, sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 40 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 471 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch


  1. Place cucumber slices in a colander over a plate; sprinkle with salt and toss. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring once. Rinse and drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, dill, sugar and pepper. Add cucumbers; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cucumbers with Dill in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p17

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2015

"Easy and delicious!"

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Delicious, refreshing, and easy! This recipe is a nice change from the creamy style recipes."

Reviewed Jul. 6, 2011

"We enjoyed these cucumbers at our fourth of July bbq! A pickle lover will love these : )"

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