Cover the bowl with plastic wrap; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Place cucumbers and onions in a bowl and sprinkle a little salt over them. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. If you’ve tried this recipe, please rate the recipe and leave a comment below!You can also follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. This post is part of my favorite Southern Foods at Home collection. I’ve created and tested hundreds of recipes so that I can bring you the best tried and true favorites. Yield: 4 servings. This old-fashioned cucumber salad is a German recipe (i.e. Directions. 1 med. Peel and slice onion paper-thin. Learn how your comment data is processed. Slice some cucumbers and onions into a bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 3 cucumbers, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices. Be sure and check out my cookbook, Favorite Game Day and Party Recipes, to help make your parties fabulous! Cucumber salad comes together so easily. Cucumber And Onion Salad With Apple Cider Vinegar And Olives – crunchy, flavorful and easy to make, this salad is perfect for summer. Peel and slice cucumbers thin. Prep: Slice or chunk the cucumber and thinly slice the sweet onion. Want the printable recipe? This cucumber and onions salad is not your average side dish. I like the cucumber slices to be about a 1/4-inch thick, so a knife works just fine. Keeps in refrigerator for several days and is better the second or third day. Add cucumbers and red onion; cover and refrigerate to marinate. The New York Times, Peach Rivalry Becomes War Between the Tastes by Kim Severson, Copyright © 2020 Southern Food and Fun | Trellis Framework by Mediavine, Peach Rivalry Becomes War Between the Tastes. Copyright © Cookpad Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sounds yummy! And please join the Southern Food and Fun Facebook group to get all the Southern Food and Fun recipes. Total Time: 20 minutes. If they are very large, halve lengthwise before slicing. salt and fresh ground black pepper (to taste) Mix water, sugar, and vinegar together until sugar dissolves. Marinate: Add the sliced or chunked cucumber and sliced sweet onion … Pour vinegar-garlic mixture over top to fill the jars. sugar. 1/2 c. oil. To Make Cucumber Onion Salad. So good. I like making mine a day ahead of time because the longer it sits the better it gets. Add the cucumber slices and onion to mason jar or other container of your choice (I used two 500ml mason jars). In a bowl, add sugar, salt, vinegar, water, and garlic. I’m glad I … Remove skin from onion, cut in half from pole to pole. Reply. Peel and slice cucumbers. sugar salt and pepper to taste dash dill weed. Combine sour cream, sugar, vinegar, and salt; add cucumber and onion, tossing gently.Cover and chill 24 hours, stirring occasionally. 3) peel red onions off, then wedge them thinly by the knife and place it over the other vegetables. Cut halves into thin slices. Cooking is a hobby and a passion of mine. Update Notes: This post was originally published June 14, 2013, and on May 14, 2019, was updated with one or more of the following: step-by-step photos, video, updated recipe, new tips. Cool, then cover and refrigerate. In a large bowl combine equal parts vinegar and water, about half as much sugar, and a pinch of salt. OLD FASHIONED CUCUMBER ONION SALAD. onion, thinly sliced. Cucumbers are low in calories and full of nutrients and water. Do not drain. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Add salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste. This salad was wonderfully refreshing with its vinegary-sweet crunch of English cucumbers and onions and the added garlic, olive oil, and fresh herbs gave my old favorite a nice little update. 1 cup sugar. To make the cucumbers a bit softer and the flavors marinate deep into the dish you need to add … 3 tomatoes, cut into pieces. I think somewhere I've seen folks add a bit of acid such as fresh squeezed lemon, just a tad to this dish. You may also like…Cucumber Tea Sandwiches – dainty tea sandwiches with a slice of cucumber and a dill-cream cheese spread. Thought I might pass along a favorite of mine which came from my mother since your cucumber and onions recipe made me think of it. If you have a question about this recipe, ask it here to get a reply from the cookpad community. I love cooking and trying new and different things. Whisk water, vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl until smooth; add … I've never thought to try this on a cheese sandwich. Oh! vinegar, onion, olive oil, cucumbers, boneless skinless chicken breasts and 5 more. Water (optional) 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced. Layer cucumber and onions in a glass bowl, salting each layer as you go. Stir until sugar is mostly dissolved. salt. 1 cup vinegar. For this old-fashioned Southern cucumber salad recipe, thin slices of cucumber and onion marinate just long enough to develop a touch of tanginess without any sharp bite. Did you make this recipe? The cucumbers are crisp and tangy with a touch of sweetness—perfect for a snack or simple side dish. Hunters, Gatherers, Foragers, and the People who love us. It’s so simple and so easy and keeps for several days in the refrigerator. Combine the remaining ingredients in a saucepan and cook until just hot, not boiling. Many are simply my version of classic and/or popular dishes. I used one medium Vidalia for this batch. If you want a cool, refreshing summer salad for your next picnic, you will love this recipe for old-fashioned cucumbers and onions in vinegar. Cucumber salad is … It’s a classic summer side dish that can be made in minutes. on shipboard in 17th, 18th century, American in 18th and 19th century, and open hearth. 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