Summer Cucumbers

Source: Food Hero

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Servings per recipe: 6

This cool refreshing salad is perfect for summer picnics and outdoor barbecues!

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Ingredients

  • 5 cups sliced cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 ground black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar

Materials

Cutting board and sharp knife, medium bowl, measuring cups and spoons, peeler

Instructions

  1. Combine cucumbers, onion, salt, black pepper and vinegar together.
  2. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

For extra crunch, keep the skin on the cucumbers. Or watch the video to learn how to make attractive cucumber slices!

More About Cucumber

How to Select

Choose firm, well shaped cucumbers with dark green color, that are heavy for its size.

How to Store

Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes.

How to Prepare

Rinse in cold water. Trim ends. If skin is tough or waxed, peel. If seeds are hard, scoop out. Add fresh cucumber to salads and sandwiches. Have as a snack with dips. Eat raw: Add to salads and sandwiches, or have as a snack with dip. Cut into cubes with tomatoes and herbs, and add salad dressing. Make Greek cucumber-yogurt sauce, or add to cold soups.