Cold Cucumber & Onion Salad

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Cold Cucumber & Onion Salad

Postby OSD » Mon May 07, 2007 11:48 am

Cold Cucumber & Onion Salad

1 Med Sweet Onion
1 Cucumber -- About 6-7" Long - 1 1/2 " in dia
2/3 cup Water
2 cups Apple cider vinegar
4 tbs Sugar
4 tbs Safflower oil or Salad oil
2 cloves Garlic - minced
1 tsp Salt
2 tsp Black pepper or Steak seasoning
3 small Romano Tomatoes -- opt

1 Dissolve 4 tbs sugar in 2/3 cup of water
2 Whisk 4 tbs oil with the Apple cider vinegar
3 Whisk sugar water and vinegar & oil together and pour into a bowl
4 Add Salt, pepper, and garlic to bowl and whisk together
5 Peel and slice onion and cucumber and place in bowl
6 Gently mix together in bowl - if onion & cucumber are not covered with juice add vinegar til covered
7 Cover bowl and place in frig. Stir mixture several times over next 2 days.

Cooking Tips
when you taste it after 1 day. If you like it sweeter add a little sugar If you like it saltier add a little salt Do this to taste.
Sometimes we add 3 diced Ramano Tomatoes to the mix. adds flavor and color

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