Fresh Cucumber Salad


You can take this basic salad and turn it into so many different things. You can make it a little fancier and add some kalamata olives, you can make it more vegetable heavy by adding in some crunchy chopped Romaine lettuce, or make it a tad more filling by tossing in some cooked orzo. Lots of options, so keep this recipe on hand for using up leftovers and filling out your dinner menu with tons of super fresh vegetables!

To Make this Recipe You’Il Need the following ingredients:


7 large dill pickling cucumbers, unpeeled, sliced thin
1 1/2 cup sliced onions
1 1/2 cup sliced red peppers
1 tbsp salt
1 cup white vinegar
2 cups sugar
1 tsp celery seed
1 tsp mustard seed

Mix cucumbers, onions, peppers and salt in one bowl and set aside. Put vinegar, sugar, celery seed and mustard seed in a cooking pot and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool for one hour before pouring over cucumber mixture. Pour mixture over vegetables. Put in jars and store in refrigerator. Will keep up to 2 months. Makes 2 quart jars.