On a hot summer night I want to put a meal together quick and yet maintain a healthy balance of protein and vegetables. A quick, easy, tasty and refreshing cucumber salad will balance the juicy steak or burgers you have as a main course.
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:0 mins.
Total Time:10 mins
2English cucumbersthinly sliced
1red onionor 1 cup of thinly sliced shallots
1cup vinegar (white is good, cider vinegar adds a pleasant flavor)
2 tbs chopped dill or basil
Slice the cucumber in half and then in slices. Slice the onion/shallots in thin slices. Mix cucumber and onions in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Mix white vinegar, water, sugar in a small bowl. Pour over the cucumbers and onions, and stir well.
Sprinkle some fresh chopped dill or basil and stir. Chopped Chives can be a nice addition also.)