Gurken Salat (German Cucumber Salad)

Marsha Gardner


Another refreshing cucumber salad, this one from my great-grandmother's recipe box. Her name was Augusta Eichorn and she moved to the US as a young bride.


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How to Make Gurken Salat (German Cucumber Salad)


  1. Peel cucumber with a vegetable peeler, peel and slice with a vegetable slicer into thin slices. Finely chop the dill and add to the beautiful cucumbers. Anything with 3 tablespoons sugar, 2 teaspoons salt, 6 tablespoons of vinegar, a little pepper and a dash of olive oil and season with infuse. Before serving, taste again.
  2. This is just how she translated it to English for my grandmother.

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About Gurken Salat (German Cucumber Salad)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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