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Pickled Persian Cucumber Salad

refreshing and delicious
Prep Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Keyword: cucumber and onion salad, persian cucumber recipe, pickled cucumbers, side salad recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 72kcal


  • 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