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Cucumber Salad combines the crunch of fresh cucumbers with a light and tangy homemade vinaigrette and a hint of red onion making it the perfect side dish recipe on a warm summer evening.
Cucumber Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
 

When cucumbers grow with such enthusiasm in summer gardens it's time to make Cucumber Salad! The crisp fresh flavor of the cucumbers are brightened by the sweet tangyness of the light vinaigrette. 

Course: Side Dish
Servings: 6
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. cucumbers, peeled in stripes, thinly sliced, 6 cups
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in serving dish and toss until evenly coated.
  2. Serve immediately. Cucumbers release their water content as they sit so this is best served as soon as you toss it!
Recipe Notes

Makes 5 cups.