Light and Tasty Cucumber Slices
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- Ready In:
- 13 ounces cucumbers
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped
- 3⁄4 cup white vinegar
- 1 1⁄2 cups Splenda granular
- 1⁄4 teaspoon dried dill
- Slice the cucumber into really thin slices. I use my food processor to do this and it just takes a few seconds.
- In a bowl combine the white vinegar, Splenda, garlic and dill and just stir until the Splenda is dissolved.
- Pour wet mixture over the cucumber slices and stir so that the mixture has coated all of the slices.
- You can eat right away but they are much better if you put them in an air tight container and chill them in the fridge for a few hours (I do them overnight).
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Very good cucumbers that can be eaten all by themselves and enjoyed! I used an english cucumber and sugar instead of Splenda (allergic to Splenda). Did add an extra shake of dill and used minced garlic then refrigerated overnight. The next day we couldnt stop tasting them, the sweet and tart flavor with a bit of garlic in the bite, so good. I dont have a mandolin to slice the cucumbers thin but a sharp knife will work out well. Made and reviewed for the Diabetic Forums "Come to a Garden Party" Recipe Tag Game.
I had to pretty much ballpark the measurements because I only had about 1/2 a cucumber left and just wanted something to go with a sandwich for lunch. I made it overnight as suggested, I just put enough vinegar in to coat them (used about 1-2 tsp sugar) and added a dash of thyme and black pepper in addition to the dill for some extra zing. They were very refreshing! Recipenap for Veggie Swap 20.
I need more than five stars for these cucumbers. I am munching on a plate of them as I type this. I am on Weight Watchers and I really need zero points foods so I turn to cucumbers a lot but get bored easily with with them. Not the case here!!!! So perfect I love the sweet and sour and the dill just peeks in. Mmmmm. Perfection. I think in the summer I will add some Vidalia onion slices to this!!! Thanks so much for this super easy super delicious recipe Sarah Jayne! [Made as a recipenap in the Veg'n Swap March 2010!]
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