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Cukes for Kids

My boys enjoy this cool pickle-like salad so much that they're willing to overlook the onions and gobble it up.—Cindy Winter-Hartley, Cary, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + standing
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • Dash paprika


  • Place cucumbers in a strainer. Sprinkle with salt; let stand for 30 minutes, tossing occasionally. Rinse and drain well. In a bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, sugar and pepper; add the cucumbers and stir well. Sprinkle with onions and paprika. Refrigerate until serving.

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  • gunslinger
    May 25, 2017

    Made this with cucumbers from my garden, very tasty and crispy!

  • dj-spoi
    Sep 15, 2013

    The kids and I LOVE these! Yummy! I've been making them since I saw the recipe in the magazine a while back.