How To Make Cucumber Salad

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Monday, November 17, 2008

VIRGINIA'S CUCUMBER SALAD

VIRGINIA'S CUCUMBER SALAD INGREDIENTS ... a nice cucumber salad recipe to try..great !
  • 1 sm. pkg. lime Jello
  • 1 c. hot water
  • 1/4 c. cold water
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. grated onion
  • 1 c. peeled shredded cucumbers, drained
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. salad dressing
INSTRUCTIONS
Dissolve Jello in hot water. Add cold water and vinegar. Chill until partially set.
Combine onion, cucumbers and salt. Mix well and drain. Beat gelatin until fluffy; fold in cucumbers and salad dressing. Pour into mold or bowl; set. Chill and unmold. this great cucumber salad recipe makes 8 servings . Nice one. Enjoy it !

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ORANGE CUCUMBER SALAD












ORANGE CUCUMBER SALAD
...try this amazing cucumber salad recipe...with orange. Nice combinations !

Romaine lettuce is a good base for this refreshing salad.
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • 4 med. oranges, peeled & sectioned 3/4 c.
  • chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 c. cut parsley
  • 1 c. plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed
INSTRUCTIONS
In a small mixing bowl sprinkle cucumber with salt and pepper; toss with orange sections, green pepper and parsley. Combine yogurt and thyme, spoon onto salad mixture. Toss lightly to coat. Cover and chill. Serve on crisp Romaine or Bibb lettuce, if desired. This great cucumber salad recipe serves 8 persons. Enjoy it !

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MELON-CUCUMBER SALAD

MELON-CUCUMBER SALAD.....Try this great cucumber salad recipe !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Dash of freshly ground pepper
  • 3 med. cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 6 c. melon
  • Crisp salad greens
  • (Honeydew, cantaloupe, watermelon - cut in 3/4 inch pieces).
INSTRUCTIONS
Mix oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper. Toss cucumber slices, melon and oil mixture in bowl; chill. Serve on salad greens. The cucumber salad is ready to serve 12 persons. Nice salad ! Enjoy it !

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LIME CUCUMBER CHEESE SALAD

LIME CUCUMBER CHEESE SALAD..try this great cucumber salad recipe...nice one !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lg. pkg. lime Jello
  • 2 c. hot water
  • 2 c. cucumber, grated
  • 2 tbsp. onion, grated
  • 1 c. salad dressing
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 c. cottage cheese
INSTRUCTIONS
Dissolve Jello in water. Chill. Add rest of ingredients. Stir until well blended. Pour into mold and chill until firm. The cucumber salad is ready to serve....nice !
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INDONESIAN CUCUMBER SALAD












INDONESIAN CUCUMBER SALAD....try this unique cucumber salad recipe..!

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 c. vinegar
  • 1/3 c. salad oil
  • 1/4 tsp. chili pepper pods, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/4 c. Indonesian soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 4-6 lettuce leaves
  • 4-6 red bell pepper rings
INSTRUCTIONS
Peel and slice cucumbers very thin. Mix together vinegar, oil, pepper pods, sugar, soy sauce and salt until sugar is dissolved. Add cucumber slices and refrigerate at least 2 hours. (Best when made the day before.) Place lettuce leaves on individual plates and arrange cucumbers on lettuce. Garnish with pepper rings. The cucumber salad recipe is ready...enjoy it !

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GREEK CUCUMBER SALAD

GREEK CUCUMBER SALAD

A great cucumber salad recipe to try...and this is a cool and refreshing salad, popular in Greece where there are many hot days.

INGREDIENTS
DRESSING:
  • 1 c. yogurt or sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 1 tsp. spearmint flakes
  • 1 tsp. scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
Mix cucumbers in sauce and serve chilled. And the cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve...enjoy !

CUCUMBER SALAD RING

CUCUMBER SALAD RING...a great cucumber salad recipe to try ! Nice !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pkg. lime Jello
  • 1 c. salad dressing
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. finely cut green onions, tops included
  • 3/4 c. hot water
  • 1 tbsp. prepared horseradish
  • 3/4 c. drained, shredded cucumbers
  • 2 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
INSTRUCTIONS
Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Add cheese, salad dressing, horseradish and salt. Beat until smooth. Add lemon juice. Chill until partially set. Stir in cucumbers and onion. Pour into mold to set.
Double recipe for a large mold and you may fill center with salmon or tuna salad for a festive luncheon dish. The cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve....nice one !

CUCUMBER JELLO SALAD

CUCUMBER JELLO SALAD RECIPE

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box (3 oz.) lemon Jello
  • 1 1/2 c. hot water
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. onion, minced
  • 1/2 c. salad dressing
INSTRUCTIONS
Dissolve Jello in hot water. Add vinegar and salt. Chill, not until firm. Peel and chop cucumber and onion. Whip Jello until frothy. Add salad dressing, stir in cucumber and onion. Chill until set.
The cucumber salad recipe is readr....enjoy !

CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD

CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD.... a nice cucumber salad recipe to try....great !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 c. plain yogurt or salad dressing
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. dried dill weed
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 med. cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 sm. onion, thinly sliced & separated into rings
INSTRUCTIONS
Mix all ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours. The cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve. Great one ! Enjoy this starters !

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CARROT - CUCUMBER SALAD

CARROT - CUCUMBER SALAD ...another nice cucumber salad recipe ! Great !

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 med. cucumbers
  • 3-4 stalks celery
  • 3 med. carrots
DRESSING:
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon-style mustard
  • 3 tbsp. salad oil
  • 1 tsp. dried tarragon leaves
INSTRUCTIONS
Wash the cucumbers and peel if peel is hard and waxy. Wash and trim the celery. Cut all the vegetables into julienne strips. Combine in a salad bowl, mixing well.
For the dressing, blend the vinegar and mustard in a mixing bowl. Add oil in a slow but steady stream; blend well. Add the tarragon. Pour the dressing over the salad. Sprinkle with some extra tarragon. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Toss gently but thoroughly just before serving. The cucumber salad recipe is ready to serve ! Enjoy !

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