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Tangy Cucumber Salad Recipe

Tangy Cucumber Salad Recipe

You'll spark taste buds with this tangy and refreshing salad. The simple marinade gives mild cucumbers lots of zip. The tomatoes are a pretty addition. This is a super use of summer's garden bounty. -Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 small cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Dash cayenne pepper


  • 1. Place cucumbers in a strainer; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and toss. Let stand for 30 minutes. Rinse and drain well. Place in a large bowl; add tomatoes and onion. In a small bowl; add tomatoes and onion. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients; pour over cucumber mixture and toss. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 61 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 393mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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childbook User ID: 7873845 250199
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2016

"My family really enjoyed it-they said it was a refreshing change"

greatwithoutgluten User ID: 6330173 228263
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2015

"This was easy to make. I think next time I will try with fresh herbs. I did like the slight heat and sweet of these."

maurica User ID: 432422 25181
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"The first time I made this my family was "eww" before they even tasted it. I had planned on having it for supper. Needless to say by the time supper time came there was barely enough left."

maratha User ID: 3821544 71926
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2010

"followed the recipe to the letter and it turned out great."

bylaw User ID: 797340 75830
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2010

"This salad reminds me of a dish we had in Fort Lauderdale while we were on our honeymoon. So good and fresh!"

daisey5 User ID: 146806 88127
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2010

"This was very good. The only change I made was to add green onions in place of the onions."

luquita User ID: 3358463 50225
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2010

"I thought this was a super recipe. I will definately make it again. I want to try it with some jalapenos."

Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 71847
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2009

"Loved this salad. I did skip the garlic powder since we are not great fans of garlic."

doitl8tr User ID: 24980 20980
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2009

"I have this one marinating in my refrig. as we speak!"

swinny User ID: 1858482 70777
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2009

"This is delicious! I made it exactly as directed!!!!"

jlmbarnett User ID: 4256742 67101
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2009

"I love this salad and everytime I make it everyone just loves it!"

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