This cucumber and onion salad is not your average side dish. And it comes with a twist! To make the cucumbers a bit softer and the flavors marinate deep into the dish you need to add boiling water to the mix and then refrigerate until cold. In just over an hour you can serve them with the meal.
Cucumber and Onions
This cucumber and onion salad is not your average side dish. And it comes with a twist!
4 cucumbers, thinly sliced
1 small white onion, thinly sliced
1 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon dried dill, or to taste
Toss together the cucumbers and onion in a large bowl.
Combine the vinegar, water and sugar in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
Bring to a boil, and pour over the cucumber and onions.
Stir in dill, cover, and refrigerate until cold. This can also be eaten at room temperature, but be sure to allow the cucumbers to marinate for at least 1 hour.
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Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.2 g
Sodium 4 mg
Total Carbohydrates 24.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 1.1 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.