Sliced cucumbers tossed with rice-wine vinegar make for a refreshing and simple summer salad.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together vinegar, sugar and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Add cucumbers and toss to coat. Chill until ready to serve.

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Nutrition Facts

24 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 5.8g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.8g 3% DV; sugars 2.8g; fat 0.2g; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 170.5IU 3% DV; vitamin c 4.2mg 7% DV; folate 10.6mcg 3% DV; calcium 24.9mg 3% DV; iron 0.4mg 2% DV; magnesium 19.9mg 7% DV; potassium 223.8mg 6% DV; sodium 148.4mg 6% DV; thiaminmg 4% DV.

Reviews (6)

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
03/28/2013
Why would you add sugar to cucumbers?. I would prefer a tsp olive oil with the vinegar. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
03/28/2013
Why would you add sugar to cucumbers?. I would prefer a tsp olive pil with the vinegar. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
02/19/2012
Easy and a great add-on I love cucumbers and this is a great and simple way to have them. I also added them to another salad for extra flavor. Pros: Very easy Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
It was OK but I think my mistake was in thinly-slicing the cucumber into 'chips' -- this resulted in too many slices and not enough liquid with which to adequately cover them. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
10/29/2011
Bland yet Ok I am a big vinegar lover so I didn't think it was bad but it was missing something it needs some sort of herb I'm not sure how to describe it but it was missing flavor rice vinegar is a very light flavor so it wasn't overwhelming the cucumber I think next time I will make it Indian style with yogurt. Pros: Healthy Cons: Bland Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Yum! I love cucumbers and vinegar. I have been eating them for a long time. It is also great for a cheap snack. I can get cucumbers for 3/ 1 and a big bottle of vinegar for about 1.50. Pros: Refreshing! Cons: None Read More
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