Marinated English Cucumber and Onions

Marinated English Cucumber and OnionsRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Stylist: Cindy Barr
If marinating overnight, slice the cucumber a bit thicker so it retains some crunch.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Total time: 3 Hours, 8 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 8 Minutes
Total: 3 Hours, 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 12.7 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 151 mg
Calcium 25 mg


1/3 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 cups (1/4-inch-thick) slices English cucumber
1 cup vertically sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add sliced cucumber and onion, and toss well. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours, tossing occasionally.


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