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Cucumber and Onion Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Junior Crafton

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 large cucumbers
1 tablespoon of kosher salt
1 extra large Vidalia onion

For the Dressing:
⅔ cup white vinegar
⅔ cup granulated sugar
tsp. of freshly cracked black pepper
tsp. of celery seed, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Peel cucumbers and slice about 1/2 inch thick. Add to a colander placed on a rimmed dish, toss with salt and let rest for at least 30 minutes to draw out some of the water.

For the dressing, whisk together the vinegar, sugar, pepper and celery seed. Halve and slice the onions into thick slices, adding to the dressing with the cucumbers. Toss, cover tightly and store in refrigerator until well chilled, stirring occasionally. Toss again before serving.

 

 

 

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