Swedish Cucumber Salad
A delcious sweet and sour salad that is always served with their famous meatballs
- 1 large cucumber
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 Tbsp vinegar white
- 3 Tbsp Sugar
- 1 Tbsp parsley chopped
- 1 tsp caraway seeds optional
- 1 tsp black pepper
Wash and slice the cucumber as thinly as you can or use a mandolin
Put the cucumber slices in a colander and sprinkle with salt and place a plate with something heavy on it to press the cucumbers. Let sit for about 10 minutes.
While the cucumbers are sitting you can whip up the pickling sauce.
In a sauce pan put all the remaining ingredients except the parsley into the pan and warm up until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from stove and stir in the parsley.
Squeeze or press out any excess liquid from the cucumbers and put the cucumbers in a shallow dish or jar.
Pour over the pickling sauce and put in refrigerator for at least one hour before serving
These will last several days in an airtight container in the fridge.
Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 585mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg