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Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad

This cucumber salad is spiced with a little dry mustard.

  • Servings: 10

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2003


  • 6 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 2 Vidalia or other sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons celery seeds
  • 1/2 cup corn or canola oil
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar


  1. In a medium bowl, toss together cucumbers and onions. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together sugar, salt, mustard, and celery seeds. Whisk in oil and vinegar until emulsified. Pour vinaigrette over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover, and refrigerate at least 4 hours to let flavors blend. Serve chilled.

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