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Classic Cucumbers and Onions

Classic Cucumbers and Onions

Course Salad, Side Dish, vegetables
Cuisine American
Keyword cold salad, cucumbers, onions
Prep Time 20 minutes
Refrigeration Time before serving 2 hours
Servings 4


  • 1 large cucumber, washed, peeled and sliced about 1/4 inch thick - you can also make this with the skin still on the cucumbers if you prefer)
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced thin
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 2 Tablespoons white sugar, more if desired
  • dash of fresh dill, if desired
  • salt and pepper to your taste


  • Place the sliced cucumbers and onions in a large bowl. Place the vinegar, water and sugar in a medium size bowl, whisk the ingredients together until the sugar is dissolved. Pour the mixture over the sliced cucumbers in the bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve cold. Keep leftover Cucumber and Onions wrapped and refrigerated.