Appalachian Cucumber and Onion Salad

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

cucumbers and onions in brine, popular throughout appaliachia, tastes good and super easy. good recipe for kids, no cooking

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make a brine of equal parts water and vinegar, then sugar to taste.
  2. Slice cucumbers and onions into brine. Make sure you have enough brine to cover all of the slices.
  3. Set in the 'kelvinator' overnight, LOL.
  4. Serve chilled.
  5. Brine can be reused one time only.


Most Helpful

Definitely reminds me of being a kid :)

snickels February 23, 2012

Very good and easy. I liked this recipe because a typical brine has salt in it, but this one allows one to control their own amount of salt. Used Splenda instead of sugar and it turned out great.

princesslisa of a galaxy far far away March 31, 2011

I have a similar recipe that I've used for over 30 yrs but it calls for saccharine tablets... I'm gonna switch to either sugar or Splenda. This is a great summer salad to keep in the frig. Sometimes I add tomatoes and green peppers as well.

Impera_Magna January 04, 2009

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