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Cucumber Salad

Gerkensalat (Cucumber Salad)

Course Salad
Cuisine Austria
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 English cucumber sliced thin
  • Salt
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds


  • :
  • Shake salt on the sliced cucumbers, mix and put in a colander for at least ½ hour
  • Rinse with cold water and let stand to drain out as much water as possible
  • In a bowl, warm the vinegar and water in the microwave, Add the sugar start with one teaspoon and mix until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Combine all the ingredients add salt and additional sugar to taste. You want there to be a sweet and sour flavor.
  • Refrigerate several hours
  • Serve chilled.