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Cukes for Kids Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 1. 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. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 69 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1181mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 267324
Reviewed May. 25, 2017

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

dj-spoi User ID: 5277564 33483
Reviewed 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."

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