Fresh Cucumber Salad
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 3 medium cucumbers, sliced
- 1 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill or parsley
- Place cucumbers in a 1-1/2- to 2-qt. glass container. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, shake remaining ingredients until combined. Pour over cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 76 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Jul 22, 2018
Delicious, I used 1/2 the sugar and rice wine vinegar. You can add more cucumber to the dressing for the next day. I'll make this again. Janet VFE
Jul 8, 2018
I use rice wine vinegar and a little bit of sesame oil. Love it.
Jul 4, 2018
Very old recipe used in my family for generations.
May 30, 2018
Delicious! This dish reminds me of the traditional southern marinated cucumbers. I used small salad cukes and did add a little sliced sweet onion to the mix and used fresh parsley this time.....next time will try it with the dill. The dressing is wonderful! This refreshing salad will definitely be in my fridge all summer long!Volunteer Field Editor
Aug 19, 2017
We used small fresh cucumbers - unpeeled and followed the recipe ... They were wonderful -crisp and tangy... had to buy more small cucumbers to make another batch -might cut back on the sugar but why ???
Jul 13, 2017
Great salad for a hot summer day. Serve it next to tuna salad for a low-carb lunch.
Jul 7, 2017
Do not add water to this as the Cucumbers give off their own juice. Also plz peel them if not they are tough to eat. Also use apple cider vinagar, sugar, a bit of oil, salt, pepper and sliced onion. But just enough to coat. Finish with fresh Dill on top. Refridgerate then serve. Trust you will have enough juice with out the water. Good greif.
Jul 6, 2017
Suppose if you want candied cucumbers, this is yummy. Just realize each and every serving has over a tablespoon of sugar - you could eat half a Snickers and at least get some protein!!!!!!
Jul 5, 2017
This is a favorite. I usually slice cucumbers & soak in salted ice water overnight in the fridge before putting the recipe together. It keeps the cukes crisp.
Jul 5, 2017
Try switching out the white vinegar with White Wine Vinegar. Makes a world of difference, still delicious either way. :)