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Marinated Cucumbers Recipe

Marinated Cucumbers Recipe

These cucumber slices make a cool summer side dish dressed in a light, tangy vinegar and oil mixture seasoned with herbs. The refreshing salad is always a hit when served with cold sandwiches or grilled meat. -Mary Helen Hinson, Lamberton, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cucumbers and onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; cover and shake well. Pour over cucumber mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 85 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.