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Sweet Spicy Cucumbers Over Tomatoes

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  Pickling cucumber 1 , thinly sliced to make 2 cups
  Thinly sliced onion 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Vidalia / Other Sweet)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Whole dried red chili 2
  Tomato slices 16
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. Arrange half of cucumber in a 9-inch pie plate. Top with half of onion. Repeat procedure with the remaining cucumber and onion.
2. Combine vinegar and the next 5 ingredients (through chiles) in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, cook for 1 minute or until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Pour hot vinegar mixture over cucumber mixture. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 to 4 days.
3. Arrange tomato slices on a platter, sprinkle evenly with 1/8 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Remove cucumber mixture from marinade with a slotted spoon, arrange over tomato slices.

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