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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Just in time for Memorial Day! Grandma's Cucs and Onions

Having a hard time thinking about what to make for your Memorial Day Party?  On a budget?  Try this fantastic and super easy salad.  It's goes great with Corn on the Cob, BBQ, Burgers, just about anything.  It adds the perfect zing to your plate and you can build this creation for about $5!

This is my great grandma's recipe so you can thank her...

Cucs and Onions

1 regular English Cucumber - washed and thinly sliced
1 red onion - thinly sliced
4 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
1/3 C. oil of choice

2 tsp fresh dill (or 1/2 tsp dried)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
Few cracks of fresh pepper

Combine cucumber and onions in bowl.  Chop dill and top with a few cracks of pepper.  Mix together vinegar, oil, salt and sugar.

Drizzle over bowl.  

Toss to combine.  

Let sit at room temperature for at least 2 hours before serving, tossing occasionally.  Chill leftovers.  They'll keep for about 5 days in the fridge.  The red onion can sometimes bleed into the dressing turning everything a pinky hue so if you're going to be making this ahead of time, I'd recommend no more than 24 hours in advance.

Variations: Toss in some fresh tomatoes before serving along with some crumbled feta for a delicious greek salad.

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