There’s nothing better than warm weather and a good meal. This light and easy Cucumber Salad is a perfect addition to any cookout. From seafood to grilled meat, these paper-thin slices of cucumber are tossed in a light vinegar mixture. Let them marinate for a few hours …


  • Make the most out of grilled salmon salmon or teriyaki chicken and serve this cucumber salad as a perfect side. Or add some onto a grilled burger with sliced tomatoes and onion or layer into a homemade Cuban sandwich.
  • Bring this Cucumber Salad to your next picnic and pair it with a few other small sides. For this simple side, after draining the cucumbers, stir in 3/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt.
  • Why not try adding one thinly sliced red onion to your cucumber vinegar salad? When mixed with the vinegar, onions become extra sweet and any pungency is tamed. In a word, delicious!
  • Pickles are a big “dill”! For this almost like a pickle twist, allow the cucumbers to marinate in the tangy-sweet dressing just until the cucumbers wilt and are deliciously tender. During the marinating time, add fresh dill or fennel fronds, a pinch of allspice, whole coriander seed or a bay leaf for an aromatic herbal note to the Cucumber Salad with vinegar.