Cucumber Salad

Cucumber SaladRecipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett


Makes 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Stand: 2 Hours
Cook: 3 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours


3 large seedless cucumbers, thinly sliced
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
1 small green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 1/2 tablespoons salt
1 cup sugar
1 cup white vinegar
1 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon mustard seed


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large glass bowl; let stand at room temperature, stirring occasionally, 1 hour. Drain.

2. Bring sugar and next 3 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Let stand 1 hour. Pour evenly over vegetables. Cover and chill 2 hours.