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Sweet-and-Sour Cucumbers

I served this on the side of the tofu dish, and it was really good! I wanted to use fresh dill from my garden, but some critters got into the plant and have deterred me from ever growing it again. So I used dried. This was really easy and good – next time I make a similar dish, I’m going to use honey instead of sugar and add some onions and carrots to it. I think that would really knock it out of the park.

Sweet-and-Sour Cucumbers

Sweet-and-Sour Cucumbers
Cooking Light March 2000

4 cups thinly sliced peeled cucumber (about 3 large)
3 tablespoons sugar
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill

Place the first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Stir in vinegar and dill. Cover and chill 2 hours.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/3 cup)

Nutritional notes:
CALORIES 32 (4% from fat); FAT 0.2g (sat 0.0g,mono 0.1g,poly 0.1g); IRON 0.3mg; CHOLESTEROL 0.0mg; CALCIUM 17mg; CARBOHYDRATE 7.7g; SODIUM 149mg; PROTEIN 0.6g; FIBER 0.7g

MacGourmet Rating: 4 Stars


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