Chilled Cucumber Salad

cucumber salad long cucumber

Easy to make, light and tasty.


  • 2 cups thinly-sliced chilled cucumbers (I use one long and skinny cucumber)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup thinly-sliced fresh onions (50% ratio to cucumbers)
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle juice (or 1/4 cup vinegar)
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (or a 1 packet of sugar substitute)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • cherry tomatoes to taste (optional)


  • Mix cucumber slices and onions in a medium-size bowl
  • sprinkle with salt.
  • Mix remaining ingredients (except tomatoes) together in a measuring cup or bowl.
  • Pour over cucumbers and onions and toss lightly.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Add cherry tomatoes
  • Stir and serve

My chilled cucumber salad recipe was adapted from this recipe found at cd kitchen.