:). #priorities. And that’s exactly what I thought about when I smelled the simple oil and white vinegar dressing on the salads I ate in Austria. Our kids love them and they're easy to make on a weeknight. Done. Used this recipe for a quick side. Yum! It was light refreshing and tasty, all of us enjoyed it as a side with a BBQ garden cook out. Excellent results too. I like my cukes marinated in a mixture of one part vinegar and one part water with some sugar and a little sweetener added. the recipe does not have it listed in the indgr? Wish me luck! I used rice wine vinegar and honey. how long can I let them marinate like I am starting at 1:40 am and will be eating them for breakfast at 6:30am. Thanks Janet! This recipe is beyond easy. Until it gets slimy. Your email address will not be published. Honey doesn’t easily mix evenly, and my stevia is super-concentrated. Natalie!! I didn’t want it tasting like cucumber candy. Mine’s old and doesn’t exist anymore, but it still does a great job. That one I linked to is similar to the one I have. I was looking for a good quick vinegar cuc recipe and how cool to see your blog pop up. They will get softer, but not slimy. You can read more about us here. I make healthy eating easy and approachable for busy families! Required fields are marked *. I also wanted to mention that I usually avoid white sugar like the plague when preparing our everyday meals and snacks. So good to hear from you! I use it for these cucumbers ALL the time and for making veggie chips, like Crispy Sweet Potato Chips. I think marinated cucumbers helped me to love vinegar. I don’t remember the ratio, but I can wing it after looking at this. I’m so jealous of your 8 different types of vinegar…I think we only have 3 at the moment and could use some more variation. Really good and super easy. I’m almost 63 and I thought I knew what I liked and didn’t like. You only need a few things: You slice the cucumbers as THINLY as you can and then toss everything else together with a little water and BOOM. What brand of mandoline do you have? Hi Suzanne! Although sometimes, as you say, the really special ones need to be rationed!) I may have to try that. Easy to fix, easier to eat. I tried this one with balsamic vinegar and it is super yummy. Was looking for something w/o sugar for marinating cucumbers. Only reason I ventured a try is because I now know how much better honey is when you spend $15 for a 16 oz mason jar from the bee man down the road. I included it in an older version, but prefer it without. Chill them, and They are delicious! Home > Recipes > Vegetables > Cucumbers in Vinegar and Oil. I can’t get enough of that stuff! Oh wow! I totally agree that vinegar can bring make a dish taste full bodied and flavorful…I’ve been putting it in recipes I wouldn’t think to add it to normally, like soups and rice dishes. Learn how your comment data is processed. You could also use a slicing blade of a food processor or a good old-fashioned knife and cutting board. It blows my mind. side dish adds some freshness if you’re eating something that’s really meaty or heavy. Stir to coat well; adjust the seasonings if necessary. For those who do cook, a very quick and easy recipe too. Whisk together the remaining ingredients plus 1/4 cup of water in a measuring cup and pour over the cukes. Printer-friendly version . Your email address will not be published. Seriously, what are you waiting for? But you can keep them in there for about a week. Thank you…now on my ‘go to’ list. To make this extra good you’ll need extra thinly sliced cucumbers. Your kids are darling. They’re also REALLY good along side my Grilled Moroccan Chicken and in my Asian Pork & Mushroom Lettuce Wraps! Have you bought a mandoline slicer yet? How long is too long before they get slimy or soggy ? Definitely going to try. I tried it and gagged, way too much olive oil. Kind of like how I grew to love plain sparkling water. My 3 year old tried it and said “Moomm, now the cucumbers are ruined!” Did I do something wrong? Perfect and tastes exactly like my mother-in-law made it. You could even add herbs like fresh dill, cilantro, or parsley. Most of the time I use coconut sugar or Lakanto monkfruit sweetener when I make these. These marinated cucumbers are BY FAR the most-often made side dish in our house. Thanks! Whisk together the remaining ingredients plus 1/4 cup of water in a measuring cup and pour over the cukes. They also belong underneath a couple of fried eggs for lunch. CUCUMBERS IN VINEGAR AND OIL : 1/2 c. oil 1/2 c. vinegar 3 tbsp. My taste has changed. Who knew that cucumbers and vinegar could be such a magical combination? It’s a popular side dish in Austria (and Germany, too, I think). Another thing I have tried to develop a taste for, is yogurt. This recipe is amazing. Then I grew to love vinegar’s bite. It’s way slower by hand and you won’t get them really thin and uniform looking. They’re good for at least 4-5 days in the marinade. (Especially the one who really likes pickles.) It’s the answer. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Seeing all those super-thin uniform cuts makes me super happy. I will be making this again. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes or up to a few hours before eating. My mom always put the sliced cukes and some onion in a frying pan with enough water to boil them just until they were a little soft! I made this gorgeous salad at home, here in Wales,United Kingdom. I'm a mom of 4, a cookbook author, and I've been creating real food recipes here since 2008. Thank you very much. They’re really good on day 2 and 3 especially. Unreal. I swear I followed all the steps on this properly and had all the requirements on the recipe and it was terrible. She just passed away on xmas eve and I'm glad I got my cucumber salad to taste like hers. 6 reviews: Add review or comment: Name: Email Address (required, never … I’m not a fan of honey. H! We’re just cucumber salad & vinegar loving people. Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener, 1:1 Sugar Substitute, Keto, Non-GMO (Classic White - 3 lbs), Mueller Austria Premium Quality V-Pro Multi Blade Adjustable Mandoline Slicer, Grilled Herb Chicken with Rosemary Caramelized Onions. Seems like an interesting combo! I wonder if you can use water bath canning with this recipe. I’m a huge vinegar lover…especially really good balsamic. onion, thinly sliced Water (optional) 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced. And this simple marinated cucumber salad recipe. Too much sugar in so many recipes. Sorry, I updated my recipe and forgot to skim the text for corrections. We especially love these cucumbers with our Sunday California Roll Sushi Bowls. Or is this just not the right recipe for my taste preferences? I think I’ll try this with red wine vinegar and add tomatoes and onions. Thanks for stopping by! I tried to suppress my egg-dying thoughts, not wanting to offend my sweet elderly hostesses by scrunching my nose. I love all kinds of vinegar, too. I’ve made it for my kids a few times and they eat them like potato chips. There's enough dressing that you could even add 2 more cucumbers. Love the marinated cucumbers too! Looks delish! A friend of mine adds some sour cream to make a creamy version. I actually prefer them after they’ve been soaking for over 24 hours! There are a lot of online calculator you can use. Instructions Place the cucumbers in a bowl. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. :). where is the oil? Then cover and refrigerate — the longer it sits, the better it gets. I throw that into EVERYTHING!! For someone who has not cooked in a long time (myself due to illness of 6 yrs) this was very easy to follow and prepare. I didn’t see where it said to add oil, I didn’t use any oil and it was delicious. I was going to freeze some since I have fresh grown cucumbers, however, everyone in the household loved this recipe so much it will be gone in 2 days :). I can’t even believe your oldest is old enough for a mission. I've added it my recipe book. They’re fast and easy for a weeknight side dish or a light summer salad and everyone loves them! Easy, that is, when I finally get that mandoline.). I’ll be keeping and using this recipe for years to come. Or some minced fresh garlic or thinly sliced red onions if you’re feeling fancy. Perfect mix with rice wine vinegar. It was really easy to make and everyone liked it. Great recipe! Or with shrimp and pico de gallo. And it wasn’t that bad. :) Glad you liked it! That sounds heavenly. Then drain and put them into the vinegar mixture! sugar 1 tsp. Stir to coat well; adjust the seasonings … salt Dash of pepper 1 med. https://www.favfamilyrecipes.com/vinegar-marinated-cucumbers