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Oma's German Cucumber Salad

Servings 6
Author Emily Weeks, RDN, LD


  • 2 large cucumbers, sliced thin 1/8 inch
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced thin
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp granulated white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped


  1. Wash, dry, peel and slice the cucumber. Peel and slice the red onion. Place into a large bowl.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and sugar. Taste the dressing-- add more salt/sugar according to taste.

  3. Mix the cucumber and onions with the dressing. Top with chopped parsley!