How To Make Cucumber Salad

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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.
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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Cucumbers in Dilled Sour Cream










Cucumbers in Dilled Sour Cream

Another great cucumber salad recipe to try....

CUCUMBER SALAD RECIPE INGREDIENTS
  • 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

CUCUMBER SALAD RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

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 !

CUCUMBER SALAD RECIPE INGREDIENTS
  • 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 !
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