Cucumber and Red Onion Salad

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Makes: 4 Servings

This quick salad recipe uses fresh cucumbers. Cucumbers are best eaten raw or barely cooked.

Ingredients

2 cucumbers
3 tablespoons white vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 red onion (peeled, sliced and broken into rings)
1 teaspoon dry dill (if you like)

Directions

1. Rinse and scrub the cucumbers. Remove some of the peel in lengthwise strips using a vegetable peeler or fork and leaving a little skin between each strip.

2. Thinly slice the cucumber into circles.

3. Place the vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper in a bowl and mix until the sugar is dissolved.

4. Add the cucumber and onion; if using dill, add that too, and toss well. 5. Can be served at room temperature or chilled.

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