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Side Dishes

Pickled Cucumber Salad

Crisp and refreshing, this pickled cucumber salad comes together in no time. And the combination of vinegar, sugar, pepper flakes, and onion hits all the flavor receptors in your mouth for an explosion of flavor with each bite.

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Ingredients

The longer this salad sits, the more flavorful it becomes, so plan on making it in advance.

Instructions

Combine sugar, vinegar, salt, and pepper flakes for the dressing in a bowl; set aside.

Slice cucumber halves into thin slices to yield of 2–2½ cups.

Toss cucumber and onion slices with dressing until well coated. Chill salad until ready to serve. Salad can be prepared up to 1 hour ahead.

Use a mandoline held over a bowl to cut the cucumber into very thin, even strips. If you don't have a mandoline, slice the cucumbers with a knife.

Use a mandoline held over a bowl to cut the cucumber into very thin, even strips. If you don't have a mandoline, slice the cucumbers with a knife.

Nutritional Facts

Tags: Easy, Quick, Vegetarian, Side Dishes, Make Ahead, Bbq, Grilling, 4Th Of July, Gluten Free, Salad, Healthy, Low Carb

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