Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

After a shopping trip to Costco I had an over abundance of English cucumbers and red bell peppers so I came up with this recipe. I love things that are sweet, tangy, and spicy so it seemed like the natural thing to make. This has become a favorite of mine and a big hit among friends & family!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl combine sliced cucumber + 2 tablespoons of salt and set aside.
  2. Slice onion and bell pepper and place in a separate bowl. To this bowl add the ingredients for the dressing and stir to combine.
  3. Rinse the cucumber under cold water and drain.
  4. Combine cucumbers, onion, pepper and dressing and stir to coat veggies then store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Most Helpful

These cucumbers are very good and a bit spicy. I only made half the dressing, but probably needed just 1/4 of what the recipes calls for. We didn't want this to be too sweet, so I added only 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, which was just right for us.

Maito August 31, 2009

If only I could rate this recipe with more stars!! Its a 10 all the way! I had this recipe EXACTLY as written, and I suggest DO NOT mess with perfection! Try it at least once without alterations and I promise you won't be disappointed. Sweet, spicy, crunchy, devine goodness! Thanks Merry Cook for the recipe! Its a new family favorite!

PurpleMorris April 20, 2009