Cucumbers and Onions

3
Julia Ferguson

By
@judyjellybean

Sliced cucumbers and onions in a light homemade sweet/tart vinegar dressing. This recipe is easy, tasty and down right yummy. Make early in the day and let marinate in fridge. Really good served with fried chicken, mashed potatoes and creamy gravy. I make them sugar free with splenda.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
at least 4 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  • 1
    cucumber, sliced thin
  • 1
    sweet onion, slice thin (i like the texas sweet)
  • 3/4 c
    sugar, can use splenda instead
  • 1/3 c
    cidar vinegar (i use white distilled vinegar)
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (optional, i don't add it)
  • ·
    pepper, to taste
  • couple dash(es)
    celery seed
  • couple dash(es)
    dried parsley

How to Make Cucumbers and Onions

Step-by-Step

  1. Layer sliced cucumber and onions alternately into bowl, set aside.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients together, stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour dressing mixture over cucumber and onion mixture. Cover and refrigerate for a couple of hours to marry flavors.
  3. Notes: This recipe can easily be doubled.
    If my cucumber and onion are large I will double the dressing ingredients.
    I like the dressing poured over tomato chunks, chopped cucumber chunks, chopped green onions, green and red pepper chunks and sliced celery for another salad variation. Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Cucumbers and Onions





Show 50 Comments & Reviews

How To Cook Acorn Squash In A Microwave Recipe

How to Cook Acorn Squash in a Microwave

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acorn squash is a tasty, versatile and fantastic fall vegetable. Once cooked, acorn squash can be pureed, chopped, sliced or stuffed and used in both sweet and savory dishes. Roasting...

Easy Summer Dinner Recipes

Easy Summer Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Summertime dinners are about easy recipes that incorporate fresh ingredients at their peak flavor. When looking for cooking inspiration, try one of these simple dinner recipes. I've thrown in a...

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!