This simple Cucumber and Onion Salad is perfect for a summer side dish. You will find thin sliced cucumbers and sweet onion coated in a sweet vinegar. Traditional, Easy and so good.
Cucumber and Onion Salad
Last week, we were on vacation at Disney’s Grand Floridian. We had an amazing stay. We have made Disney our home and vacation their each year. On one of our days that we were spending by the pool, my son ordered up a burger meal from the pool bar. He offered me a small container of what was called a cucumber salad. As soon as I removed the lid, I could smell vinegar. OMG… this was the same cucumber salad that my grandmother made all summer long. I had not had any in years.
Needless to say, I was super excited to devour this little tiny container. It was gone in seconds and I was back to the pool bar to order up more, lol. Note Cucumber and Onion Salad is really nothing special but the flavors are so good together. I am quite addicted and could probably eat a HUGE bowl, ha ha. I really like the Cucumber and Radish Salad I shared with you this spring but this salad is over the top simple and good.
As soon as we arrived home, I knew I needed to make my own version of the salad that was just like my grandmothers. I loved hers and it was just like the one I enjoyed on vacation. I made some burgers and dogs for dinner and served this Cucumber and Onion Salad alongside. It was perfect. It was so good that I made it yet again this morning to have for a dinner side tonight. I know it will be great to make for so of our summer grill outs with family this year. It is so super easy to make and can be made ahead of time.
I mentioned how simple this recipe is. All you need is a very thinly sliced cucumber. I used an English cucumber. You will also need a very thinly sliced sweet onion. I used red but any sweet onion will be great in this summer salad. Grab some red wine vinegar and some sugar. Feel free to add on some salt and pepper if you like. So easy!
INGREDIENTS NEEDED TO MAKE CUCUMBER AND ONION SALAD
1 English Cucumber
1 Medium Red Onion
4 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
1 tbsp Sugar
Salt and Pepper, to taste
HOW TO MAKE CUCUMBER AND ONION SALAD
Thin slice onion and place in large serving dish.
Thin slice cucumber and add to dish.
In a small, whisk together remining ingredients.
Pour dressing over vegetables.
Toss to mix and serve.
Do you have a favorite cucumber salad?
Cucumber Onion Salad
- 1 English Cucumber
- 1 Medium Red Onion
- 4 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
- 1 tbsp Sugar
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Thin slice onion and place in large serving dish.
- Thin slice cucumber and add to dish.
- In a small, whisk together remining ingredients.
- Pour dressing over vegetables.
- Toss to mix and serve.