Cool Summer Cucumber Salad

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This recipe makes about 1 quart.


  • 3 large cucumbers, cut in half lengthwise, seeded and sliced
  • 1 Tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tsp. sugar
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tsp. sugar
  • 1 Tsp. kosher salt


  • Take the sliced cucumber, place it in a bowl and toss with the 1 teaspoon of kosher salt and 1 teaspoon of sugar.
  • Let sit for 20 minutes and drain well.
  • Place the cucumber slices back in the bowl and toss well with sliced red onion and chopped dill sour cream, and red wine vinegar.
  • Adjust seasoning with 2 teaspoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt.
  • Place in serving bowl and chill until ready to serve.
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