'I Hate Cucumbers!' Cucumber Salad

'I Hate Cucumbers!' Cucumber Salad

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Mrs C 0

"My grandpa frequently sends me veggies from his garden, and the cucumbers always go bad! Though I've never cared for them much, this is an easy recipe that even I can enjoy. For more crunch, you may want to slice your veggies thicker."

Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 71 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 76 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir together vinegar, sugar, pepper, and dill in a large bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the mayonnaise until smooth, then add cucumbers, celery, and red onion until evenly coated with the dressing. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Season to taste with salt and stir once again before serving.
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This salad was very refreshing. I made a few changes though. I increased the sugar from 2 tsp to 3 Tbs. because it was very sour. I also substituted 6 oz. plain yogurt for the mayo, and I use...

This recipe is similar to something we used to make at my uncle's deli, with the addition of sliced fresh tomatoes. When I attempted to make the dressing for this salad, the proportions didn't w...

I ended up halving the vinegar (because I didn't have enough) and pretty much doubling the mayo (to make it creamier)and used celery seed instead of celery. Came out really good! Never would h...

This was a very briny salad, almost like eating pickle juice. The second time I made it, I decreased the vinegar substantially and increased the sugar and mayo -- much better. We deleted the cel...

As the other reviewer stated, my mom also makes this with sour cream and sugar to taste. (I like it sweet). It is really delicious.

I'm not crazy about cucumbers either, but I did like this. In order to get the mayonnaise thoroughly mixed, I will use a blender next time.

I omitted the celery, and only used three cucumbers. I took it to a SBDiet cookout and it was a HIT. It's good the second day, but the cucumbers begin to wilt. Will definitely serve again.

I'll admit, I hate cucumber salad. I made this for a company picnic and followed some suggestions and used 3 tbs of sugar and 1/3 cup mayo. Let it sit in a fridge for a few hours before our picn...

This is very good. My Mom used sour cream and onion,salt and pepper, we grew really liking cucumbers.