Southern Summer Cucumber Salad

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Staci Smith

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@staciysmith

I LOVE cukes !! I grow them and put up about 28 quarts of Dill and B&B pickles every year.. we still manage to have cucumbers to eat every day ! This is a simple marinated summer salad popular in the South.. it has lots of little variations.. This is my version :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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6-8
large pickling cucumbers (peeled and cut into 1/4 inch cut slices)
1
large vidallia onion ( quartered and then thinly sliced)
6
multi colored gypsy peppers ( halved and thinly sliced)
1 1/2 c
white vinegar
1 1/4 c
granulated sugar
1 c
cold water
black pepper to taste
1 1/2 Tbsp
fresh dill ( finely chopped/optional)

How to Make Southern Summer Cucumber Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare all veggies as above. Mix all together in a large lidded plastic or otherwise container.
  • 2Mix vinegar, sugar, and water together. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved, or allow to sit and stir occasionally until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3Pour the liquid over your veggies and mix well. Add finely minced dill to the mixture and stir lightly if you choose to use the dill. ( I love dill and use it in mine, but not everyone likes dill as much as I do ) ;)
  • 4Refrigerate covered for at least 3 hours, stirring occasionally, to allow the flavors to mix and the veggies to marinate. When ready, serve using a slotted spoon, and sprinkle black pepper on top per individual taste. So fresh, so cool, YUM!

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About Southern Summer Cucumber Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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