Pickled Persian Cucumber Salad
refreshing and delicious
Servings: 6 servings
- 8 Persian cucumbers
- 1 medium red onion
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/4 cup of fresh basil
- 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
- red pepper flakes
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
Rinse and slice the cucumbers and put in a bowl.
Slice the red onions very thin. If using right away place in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes to take the pungent onion flavor out. Discard water after. If making ahead for a next day meal you can skip this step. Add to bowl.
Crush and chop the garlic, chop the basil, add the red pepper flakes, red wine vinegar and salt and pepper
Mix well and let marinate for 20-30 minutes while you cook dinner.
Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 622mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 12.9mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1.3mg