Summer Cucumber & Onion Salad

Summer Cucumber & Onion Salad Recipe

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Jenny Moretz


This is a recipe that my Mom has handed down to me and although you may want to "tweak" the measurements, be sure to use the methods and you will be one "Happy Camper!!!" One of the secrets is to slice the veggies VERY thin with a slicer, and to place a plate, weight, on the mixture!!!!!

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30 Min
5 Hr


3 large
cucumbers (skinned & thinly sliced)
1 large
onion (thinly sliced)
3 Tbsp
salt (more or less...according to taste)
1/2 c
white vinegar (more or less...according to taste)
1 Tbsp
white sugar

How to Make Summer Cucumber & Onion Salad


  • 1peel and slice cucumber and onion with a slicer/grater, and combine cukes, onions, salt,vinegar, and sugar in a large bowl.
  • 2place a plate, or lid on top of ingredients in order to press the veggies down and work out the water from the cukes & onions.
  • 3Leave in refrigerator for 4 to 5 hours.
  • 4Remove from fridge & enjoy some yummy tart cucumber salad!!!!
  • 5The MAJOR secret is to slice the veggies very very thin!!!! I use a hand held slicer! You can't achieve the thinness by hand sliciing!!!!

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About Summer Cucumber & Onion Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Vegetables, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #Onion, #cucumber