German Cucumber Salad, a.k.a Gurken Salat

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Diane C.

By
@thymeandmarjoram

I got this recipe from my neighbor's mother. She taught me how to make it. She was from Bavaria Province, in Germany.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 large
cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
1-2 pinch
salt
3 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1 tsp
sugar
2 Tbsp
water (optional)
1/8 tsp
dill weed

Step-By-Step

1Peel and thinly slice the cucumber. Layer 1/3 of the cucumber in a large bowl. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Repeat twice til all the cucumber is in the bowl. Cover and let the cucumber rest for one hour.
Refrigeration is not necessary.
2After the cucumber has rested, stir the cucumber. Add the other ingredients. Stir to combine.
3Add water if needed. Stir to combine. Chill for 30 minutes.
4Notes:
You can use white vinegar if you prefer a milder flavor. Enjoy!

About German Cucumber Salad, a.k.a Gurken Salat

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy