Creamy Cucumber Salad

   

There aren't many days left to take advantage of the abundant produce in the grocery stores, farmers markets, and maybe even from your own backyard garden. Grab a few gorgeous cucumbers and try this refreshing and delightful cucumber salad. It's simple to whip up and a perfect side for your Labor Day Picnic. Use leftovers to top your normal lettuce salad at work the next day and make it all the more delicious!

CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD

Dice some a Red Onion. (1/3 of a cup)

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Grab your cucumbers.

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Dice up your Cucumbers. You can leave the skin on or take it of. I like a little of both. I shave about half the skin off.

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For your creamy dressing, begin with some sugar.

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A little Vinegar.

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Garlic powder for a little somethin-somethin.

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Ground Mustard. Yep. Mustard.

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A little Salt & Pepper.

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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And the creamy part... Mayonnaise!

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Whisk away!

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Pour over your Cucumbers and Onions. Don't pour all of it on. The cucumbers will release some of their water and you might end up with Creamy Cucumber SOUP! Just pour enough to coat the cucumbers. Reserve the rest of the dressing and add a little more if needed before serving.

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Love the colors!

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Aaahhhh.... Crunchy and Refreshing!

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Not to mention Yummy!

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CREAMY CUCUMBER SALAD

1/3 C. dice Red Onion

3 C. Diced Cucumber

2 Tsp Sugar

2 Tbsp White Vinegar

1/4 Tsp Garlic powder

1/4 Tsp Mustard powder

1/2 Tsp Salt

1/4 Tsp Ground Black Pepper

1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 Tbsp Mayonnaise

In a bowl toss onions and cucumbers together. Combine remaining ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Whisk dressing thoroughly together. Pour enough dressing to coat cucumbers. Add more dressing as needed when serving. Serve cold. ENJOY!

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