Smashed Cucumber Salad with Toasted Seeds

 
 This dish is ideal for anyone who loves a little crunch in their salad. Fresh, crisp cucumber and and toasted seeds come together for an easy and tasty recipe that's perfect for the summer.

This dish is ideal for anyone who loves a little crunch in their salad. Fresh, crisp cucumber and and toasted seeds come together for an easy and tasty recipe that's perfect for the summer.

 

Adapted from Food and Wine

| Yield: 4 servings | Time: 25 minutes |

 

 
 

Ingredients

1 pound seedless cucumbers, thinly sliced

1 ½ teaspoons sugar

1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt

2 ½ tablespoons red wine vinegar

½ small sweet onion, very thinly sliced

3 tablespoons mixed toasted seed, such as sesame seeds, sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds

Preparation

In a medium bowl toss together the cucumber sliced with the salt and sugar. Let stand for 5 minutes to soften slightly. Stir in the vinegar and onion and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Mix in toasted seeds just before serving and enjoy.

 
 

 

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