How To Make Cucumber Salad


Saturday, February 25, 2012

Couscous and Cucumber Salad

Couscous and Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients

* 10 ounces uncooked couscous
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1/2 cup lemon juice
* 3/4 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
* 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped
* 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions
* 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
* 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
* 6 leaves lettuce
* 6 slices lemon

Cucumber Salad Recipe Instructions

1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 3/4 cup water to a boil. Stir in couscous; cover. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature.
2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir in cucumber, green onion, parsley, basil and couscous. Mix well and chill for at least 1 hour.
3. Line a plate with lettuce leaves. Spoon couscous mixture over leaves and garnish with lemon wedges.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Cucumbers in Dilled Sour Cream

Cucumbers in Dilled Sour Cream

Another great cucumber salad recipe to try....

  • 1 large cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded, sliced into 1/4″-thick half-moons
  • 1 t. kosher salt
  • 3 T. mayonnaise
  • 3 T. sour cream
  • 3 T. red onion, minced
  • 2 T. white wine vinegar
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 T. chopped fresh dill


Scoop seeds from halved cucumbers with a spoon.Place cucumber slices in a colander; sprinkle with salt, tossing to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes, then rinse and pat dry with paper towels.
Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, onion, vinegar, sugar, and dill in a mixing bowl. Add cucumber slices and toss to coat. Let salad stand for at least 5 minutes before serving, or chill for up to one day. The cucumber salad dilled in sour cream is ready to serve...amazingly nice taste !

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Cucumber Salad With Chicken Pasta

Cucumber Salad With Chicken Pasta

Try this cucumber salad recipe with chicken pasta... a nice combination ! Great !

  • 1 cup uncooked macaroni
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 rib celery, chopped

Cucumber Salad Recipe Preparation:

Cook macaroni according to package directions. Combine mayonnaise, onion, salt and pepper in bowl; mix well.
Add warm macaroni, chicken, celery, and cucumber; mix gently. Chill, covered, for 2 hours or longer. The cucumber salad is ready to serve...delicious !