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Marinated Cucumber Salad

Marinated Cucumber SaladA cool and delicious marinated cucumber, onion and tomato salad. This refreshing make-ahead salad is perfect for summertime entertaining.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 medium cucumbers, peeled, thinly sliced
1 large red or white onion, thinly sliced
1 large bell pepper (green, red or yellow), thinly sliced
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
1 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Kosher or sea salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare vegetables and place in large glass or non-reactive bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, vinegar, water and oil; pour over the vegetables.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  4. Season with salt and pepper just before serving.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): 286.3 calories; 69% calories from fat; 22.4g total fat; 18.8mg cholesterol; 162.9mg sodium; 139.9mg potassium; 21.9g carbohydrates; 0.8g fiber; 14.7g sugar; 21.1g net carbs; 1.7g protein.

Recipe and photograph by Hope Cantil; Copyright © 1999; property of See Terms of Use.