Cucumbers with Dill

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

6 servings

Sprinkling cucumber slices with salt and letting them stand in a colander draws out excess water so they stay crisp when set on a barbecue buffet. Try this cucumber dill salad alongside any grilled entree. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Cucumbers with Dill Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  1. Place cucumber slices in a colander over a plate; sprinkle with salt and toss. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring once. Rinse and drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, dill, sugar and pepper. Add cucumbers; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 35 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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