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Fresh Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Crisp, garden-fresh cukes are always in season when we hold our family reunion, and they really shine in this simple cucumber salad. The recipe can easily be expanded to make large quantities, too. —Betsy Carlson, Rockford, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill or parsley

Nutritional Facts

76 calories: 1 each, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein .

Directions

  1. Place cucumbers in a 1-1/2- to 2-qt. glass container. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, shake remaining ingredients until combined. Pour over cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Cucumber Salad in Country Woman July/August 1997, p43


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bonito15
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2016

"what an awesome way to use up a bunch of cukes - they were so good - we put them on our hamburgers - awesome"

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halfback
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2016

"EXCELLANT! Can't get any better!"

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liveiam
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2016

"It is great. I made a huge batch, 1 gal, and it's lasted me almost a month. Still have a few rounds."

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Psalm127-3
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2016

"I've done these not from your recipe but one from a tv show. VERY similar to yours but she adds a very small amount of flavorless oil and celery seed. I didn't add the celery seed. it is so good and fresh. great idea for a party too, thanks for sharing."

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Janadele
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2016

"Always a winner in the summertime."

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Queenlalisa
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2016

"This was a great side addition to the barbecue we had at our cookout. I didn't have any left!"

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schuck2
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2016

"This is fabulous! Easy to make. Keeps well for several days. Makes a great side for sloppy joes or other meat sandwiches."

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dzm388
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

"I actually found this recipe on allrecipes.com. I used some suggestions to replace 1/4 of the sugar with cider vinegar, dissolved the sugar in the vinegars in a saucepan over low heat, soaked the cucumbers in ice water for 30 minutes then drained, and used 2 tsp dried dill and 1 tsp dill seed instead of fresh dill. After 24 hours - disappointing. After 3 days - pretty good! After 6 days - my husband called his mother to tell her how good they were. After 7 days - the entire 1/2 gallon is gone."

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jeanne jolin
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2010

"Excellent salad. It keeps good too. Perfect made with fresh garden cucumbers. For variety I add spanish onions. rating 100%"

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lisa53202
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2009

"Nutrition Facts say 0 mg. sodium (salt)."

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