Cucumbers and Onions in Vinegar

cucumbers and onions sliced thin in a white bowl

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Cucumbers and onions in vinegar is a combination of  crispy cucumbers and onions in a tangy yet slightly sweet vinegar. It’s a classic summer side dish that can be made in minutes.




  1. with a sharp knife or mandolin slice the cucumbers and onions very thin
  2. place the onions and cucumbers into a bowl; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sea salt and 3/4 tablespoon sugar and mix well
  3. set the mixture aside for at least one hour to allow the cucumbers to release water
  4. add the vinegar and stir – adjust the salad with salt, pepper and sugar to taste
  5. top them with fresh dill


Nutrition information is provided by Nutrifox,  an online calculator and is meant to be used for informational purposes only.  Even though I try to provide accurate information, these figures should still be considered as estimates.