Mr. Food: Crunchy Cucumber Salad

What You’ll Need

  • 3 cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 cups ice water
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, salt, and ice water. Cover and chill 1 hour, then drain and return cucumbers to the bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix until well combined. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.

Check This Out!

  • We like to peel the cucumbers for this salad, but you can also use them unpeeled or run a fork across the peels before slicing to give them a ridged look.
  • Have a whole lot of cucumbers on hand? Why not use some of them to make our Half Sour Dill Pickles?
  • For more wonderful cucumber recipes, make our Cucumber Ranch Bites or our Spring Radish Salad.

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