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marinated cucumbers & onions

Recipe by
Barbara Pace
The Villages, FL

My husband and I enjoy these by themselves, mixed with tomatoes, or placed on top of a mixed green salad.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 2 Hr 30 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For marinated cucumbers & onions

  • 2
    english cucumbers
  • 1
    yellow onion
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 c
  • pepper, to taste (optional)

How To Make marinated cucumbers & onions

  • 1
    Peel & thinly slice cucumbers & onions.
  • 2
    Place the cucumbers in a colander on a plate. Sprinkle with 1 T of salt. Place onions on top of cucumbers and sprinkle with 1 T of salt.
  • 3
    Place in refrigerator or cover with plastic wrap and place a freezer pack on top for 2 hours.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, place water, vinegar & sugar in a small pot and heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat & allow to cool.
  • 5
    After 2 hours, squeeze as much liquid as possible from the cucumbers & onions as possible. Place in a bowl, season with pepper, if desired, and pour marinade mixture over them. Refrigerate.
  • 6
    Remove from marinade to serve.

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