When it is hot outside I crave cool salads. This one is my absolute favorite and it is SO very easy to make! It’s perfect paired with grilled chicken or to take to those summer picnics and cook out. Not only is it easy to make, but it uses just a few ingredients and when sealed and placed in the fridge the flavor just impacts with time. I hope you enjoy this creamy and dreamy salad as much as I do.
Here’s what you need:
2 Hot House Cucumbers (or three large regular ones)
1 Medium Vidalia Onion
1 cup Mayonnaise (Duke’s is my personal favorite)
2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 Tbsp Sugar
1 Tbsp dill (fresh or from the spice jar)
1 tsp Garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
- In a bowl mix all of the ingredients and incorporate them very well and set them aside.
Slice your cucumbers. I prefer mine on the thin side so I use my mandolin to get the perfect slice. You can also peel the cucumbers if you like the hot house cucumbers have really thin skin so I usually leave them on.
- Next slice your onions thin and in smaller pieces.
Add the cucumbers and onion to the bowl with dressing. Toss well to coat all the the cucumbers and onions in the dressing. You can eat it right away or place in the fridge for a few hours for the flavors to combine well.
- Eat within three days of making the salad, it can wilt fast.
To mix it up you can add some tomatoes or a different type of onions to change things up.