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Crisp Cucumber Salad

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Crisp, simple, tasty cucumber salad recipe. So simple to start with this recipe, and then add in your favorite flavors.
Ingredients
  English cucumber 2
  Red onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Coarse salt 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  White wine/Sherry vinegar 4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice the cucumber lengthwise, scrape out the seeds and cut it into strips using a vegetable peeler.
2. In a colander, toss together cucumber strips and onion slices with salt. Let it sit for about 20 minutes.

MAKING
3. Press as much liquid out of the vegetables as possible and rinse well with cold water. Shake out excess water.
4. In a medium bowl combine the vinegar and sugar. Stir well.
5. Add the cucumber mixture and toss to coat.
6. Refrigerate for one hour before serving.

SERVING
7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Spring, Easy, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Occasion: 
4th of July
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 24 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.08 g0.13%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.14%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1856.6 mg77.4%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 0.59 g1.2%

Vitamin A 1.6% Vitamin C 4.5%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 1.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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