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Cucumber Salad with Quick Pickled Red Onions in a blue bowl

Cucumber Salad with Quick Pickled Red Onion

  • Author: Carol Green


Quick pickling the red onions removes the ‘angry’ bitter bite with a delicious result, paired with cool summer cucumbers and radishes, this is the perfect accompaniment to the ‘Shabob’.



Quick Picked Onion Ingredients:

1          Red Onion

1 1/2    cups Apple Cider Vinegar

2          tablespoons Pinella (raw sugar)

1          tablespoon fresh Ginger, grated

1          teaspoon Salt

1/2       teaspoon dried Mexican Oregano

1/4       teaspoon whole Cumin

Cucumber Salad Ingredients:

1          large Cucumber

5          Radishes, thinly sliced

1          bunch Verdolaga sprigs (Purslane)

1          bunch Watercress sprigs


Cucumber Salad Directions:

  • Peel strips off the cucumber, slice in half, removed the seeds and slice into 1/2-inch quarters.
  • Toss together the cucumber, radishes and pickled onion with a little of the pickle vinegar.
  • Top with the verdolaga and watercress sprigs.