Happy 4th of July!!
Here are some of my favorite "Summertime Recipes"
Cucumber Salads are great quick and easy throw together side dishes! So, refreshing to eat on a hot summer day, and to help not waste any cucumbers from the garden too! For the health benefits cucumbers provides us with a unique combination of nutrients. These three types of phytonutrients found in cucumbers provide us with valuable antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer benefits. Yeah!!
OLD FASHIONED CUCUMBER SALAD
This is a salad that will bring back many "Summertime Memories" Enjoy!!
4 Cucumbers, thinly sliced
2 Tablespoons Salt
c. White Vinegar
3 Tablespoons Sugar
1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
Pepper to taste
Peel and slice cucumbers. Place in bowl (NOT metal) Add salt and mix well. Refrigerate for about 2 hrs. Rinse cucumbers in cold water and drain. Mix vinegar, sugar and pepper. Pour over cucumbers and onions slices. Chill for several hours
CUCUMBER YOGURT SALAD
5 c. thinly sliced Cucumbers
3/4 c. thinly sliced Purple Onion
1 small carton plain low fat Yogurt
3 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
1 Tbsp. Lemon juice Mix yogurt, lemon juice and vinegar together. Pour over cucumber and onions. Toss. Let chill. Will last several days in the refrigerator
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