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    Hungarian Cucumber Salad

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    Total Time:

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    15 mins

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    Sharon123's Note:

    An authentic Hungarian recipe sent in to the Houston Chronicle by Mrs. Van Geffen. Posted for the Zaar World Tour. Prep time does not include standing time (1 hour).

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds.
    2. 2
      Cut cucumber halves crosswise into 1/4-inch-wide half rounds.
    3. 3
      Put cucumbers in a colander and sprinkle with salt.
    4. 4
      Toss with your hands to mix well.
    5. 5
      Let stand about 1 hour.
    6. 6
      Rinse cucumbers if desired.
    7. 7
      Gently squeeze water out of cucumbers and drain on paper towels.
    8. 8
      When well drained, return to colander.
    9. 9
      In a large bowl, whisk sugar, vinegar, mustard and oil.
    10. 10
      Add cucumbers and mix with hands.
    11. 11
      Mix in onion and garlic, if using.
    12. 12
      Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
    13. 13
      Add fresh dill and paprika.
    14. 14
      Mix well.
    15. 15
      Serves 6.
    16. 16
      Can be stored in refrigerator up to 1 week.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 07, 2009

      45

      I've made this once so far because my hubby is Hungarian. I made as directed but had a similar recipe that directed me to julienne the cucumbers so I did that. The flavor was great but I will use a lot less oil next time as I believe it does not need it. Thanks for posting.

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    • on September 02, 2008

      55

      Sharon this is delicious and made even better with my garden cucumbers, a 2 hour chilling time is a definate must for this, I reduced the salt to 1 teaspoon and increased the garlic powder to 1 teaspoon and omitted the paprika, thanks for sharing this great recipe!

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    • on June 18, 2007

      45

      Very nice salad and a different take on the usual cucumber salads. I scaled the recipe back and initially started with less sugar, but then added the full amount as the salad did not seem overly sweet.

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    Nutritional Facts for Hungarian Cucumber Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (381 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 244.2
     
    Calories from Fat 127
    52%
    Total Fat 14.1 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 2360.6 mg
    98%
    Total Carbohydrate 30.7 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    8%
    Sugars 22.8 g
    91%
    Protein 2.3 g
    4%

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