Cucumber and Onion Salad

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

I have to tell you. This salad is our very favorite salad of all time.

Don’t get me wrong, I like a good side salad, everyone gets to choose their own dressing.

Or the salad that’s really a meal with meat like chicken or leftover steak. Yup, I kinda love those salads for lunch.

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

Then you have the girly salads. You know the ones. It looks like a lot of food but it’s really just some fluffed up leafs of different greens with a nut or 2, maybe a few berries, and a vinaigrette dressing. But when you’re all done, you’re still starving!

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

This salad, this Cucumber and Onion Salad, is simple. Just 2 vegetables and a few items you’ll have in the pantry. Toss it all together and waala! You’ve got a great side item that pairs well with a sandwich, burgers, steak, chicken, pasta, pretty much anything!

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

And this salad isn’t picky. Just plain old cucumber, and any onion although I do prefer a Vidalia Onion when they’re in season. Nothing fancy about it. Slicing them both thin is the key.

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

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Cucumber and Onion Salad

Cucumber and Onion Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled
  • 1 Vidalia Onion, or other yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Thinly slice peeled cucumber and onion (between 1/8 and 1/16 inch thick) place slices in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and toss well. Let salad sit for 30 minutes before serving.
  2. Toss again just before serving.

Notes

All measurements are approximate, adjust according to taste.

Recipe source chocolatechocolateandmore.com

http://chocolatechocolateandmore.com/2013/07/cucumber-and-onion-salad/

Cucumber and Onion Salad-a summer favorite, the perfect complement to any meal from sandwiches to steak.

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Comments

  1. I love this salad too! I have never used Italian dressing in it but this weekend when we go to farmer’s market – I will be fixing just like this! YUM!

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