Thursday, September 8, 2011

Old-Fashioned Cucumber Salad Recipe

This is a favored way to serve cucumbers in Northern Europe. Serves four.

4 cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
1-1/2 T. salt
1/2 cup vinegar
3 T. sugar
Pinch of white pepper
1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced

Step 1. Peel and thinly slice the cucumbers. Place in a glass or ceramic bowl, add salt and mix well. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.

Step 2. Rinse cucumber slices thoroughly in cold water and drain well.

Step 3. Mix vinegar, sugar and pepper. Pour over cucumbers and onion slices and chill for several hours. Serve.

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