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Cucumbers with Dill Recipe

Cucumbers with Dill Recipe

Sprinkling cucumber slices with salt and letting them stand in a colander draws out excess water so the stay crisp when set on a barbecue buffet. Try them alongside any grilled entree. —Light & Tasty Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 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


  • 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. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 40 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 471mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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vj221979 User ID: 5329286 230797
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2015

"easy and delicious!"

MuffinMaker54 User ID: 7870361 146903
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Delicious, refreshing, and easy! This recipe is a nice change from the creamy style recipes."

chocoloco User ID: 1876593 68018
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2011

"We enjoyed these cucumbers at our fourth of July bbq! A pickle lover will love these : )"

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