Cucumber Salad with Peppers and Onion
This crisp and colorful salad is an ideal way to use up all that produce. “It’s so good on hot summer evenings," says NanCee Maynard of Box Elder, South Dakota. "I’ve even added chopped zucchini for variety.”
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 3 cups thinly sliced cucumbers
- 3/4 cup chopped red onion
- 1/2 cup each chopped green, sweet red and yellow peppers
- 1/2 cup cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- In a large serving bowl, combine the cucumbers, onion and peppers. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar and sugar. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Chill until serving. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 43 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.
Originally published as Fresh Vegetable Salad in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008