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Sweet and Tangy Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Sweet and Tangy Cucumber Salad Recipe

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This sweet and tangy side dish sent in by Mary Farley comes together in a snap. "I often take this to church potlucks," she writes from Wasilla, Alaska. "It is so pretty and colorful with the red pepper and unpeeled cucumbers."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups thinly sliced cucumbers
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill seed

Nutritional Facts

94 calories: 3/4 cup, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 888mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Dilly Cucumber Salad in Quick Cooking May/June 2005, p44


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gaylaroque
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2013

"I made this salad for the first time at a resort for my family - everybody loved it! I reduced the sugar to 1/4 cup and increased the dill seed to 1-1/2 teaspoons."

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Summy
Reviewed May. 22, 2012

"A keeper! So good tonight with Sausage and Sauerkraut Casserole."

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katlaydee3
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"I made this for a side dish for Mother's Day dinner and there were no leftovers. Everyone loved it. Very quick and easy to throw together."

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valanddansmith
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2009

"This cucumber salad is soooo good, and pretty to look at, too!!"

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Cheryl Marshall
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2008

"This recipe is a hit no matter where I take it. I do substitute Splenda for sugar whenever I serve it at home. It tastes just as good and is diabetic friendly."

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