Recipe: Cucumber Salad

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

I know what you're thinking, cucumber salad? Really, Kristen. But I swear, this salad is so darn good. My current obsession is anything tangy, sour, tart flavor. Hence, the apple cider vinegar love. Add it to veggies and we can call this obsession healthy.

The last few times I've made this, it's gone within two days. You may ask how do you serve this salad? For me, it's one of those eat right out of the container while standing in the fridge, salads. Or, stand at the sink with the container next to you, salad.



For Adam, it's a turkey burger side or chicken side, salad. The best part about this salad, it's so dang easy to make and everyone will love it. With spring approaching quickly, it's the perfect BBQ side. Make it once and I swear you'll be a sink side eater like I am.

Ps. talking about spring, tomorrow on the blog, I'm sharing all the spring clothes I am LOVING currently from Nords. There is so much good stuff, you don't want to miss it. Plus, the infamous denim popeye jacket and some new stuff from Target. It's finally spring and it's time to get in the mood!


PS. The secret - use fresh dill. You can use dried, but it doesn't give the same flavor. 

Ingredients: 
  • 6 cucumbers, sliced thin
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped 
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
How to Make: 
  1. Slice the cucumber and green onion. 
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cucumber and green onion together.
  3. In a small bowl, mix vinegar, honey, garlic, dill, salt and pepper. 
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over cucumbers, toss to coat. 
  5. Taste and if needed, ad salt or more vinegar 

Happy Wednesday friends!

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13 comments:

  1. This cucumber salad sounds delicious! The combination of honey, apple cider vinegar, and dill with the cucumbers sounds amazing!

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  2. This looks amazing! I want to make it this weekend for a party!!

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  3. This recipe sounds delicious! I'm going to have to give this one a try and save it for the summer, too.

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  4. This looks like the "homemade pickles" my mom used to make. I'll definitely have to try!

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  5. This sounds great. I love cucumbers (and anything that makes me feel like spring is coming).

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  6. Yummy! I love cucumbers and dill! It sound so refreshing!

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  7. I can almost taste the beautiful tangy flavor of this lovely cucumber salad! It's the perfect choice for spring and summer! :-)

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  8. This looks and sounds delicious, plus I like how simple it is to prepare.

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  9. I love cucumber salads. My grandmother makes one like this one but adds sliced red onion which I love. My favorite version is a Korean recipe I found from Maangchi.

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  10. Cucumber salad is one of my favorite recipes! Dill is seriously underappreciated, I wish people would use it more. A favorite cucumber and dill family recipe is pickled cucumbers, dill , and jalapenos!
    Nicolette | https://nicolette.co

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  11. This sounds like a great salad to add to my recipe list!!

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  12. Oh, I am badly craving for this! I would love to try making this. This is so good, this will be a huge hit!

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  13. Ooh I love a good cucumber based salad! Perfect for summer!

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I love hearing from all of you and greatly appreciate all your feedback and comments! xx Kristen

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