Cucumber Salad With Paprika Dressing Recipe

Brook Elliott shares a cucumber salad with paprika dressing recipe that uses a reader's favorite seed variety as part of the ingredients.
By Brook Elliott
August/September 2003
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Boothby's Blonde cucumbers are one of many cucumber varieties you can use in this cucumber salad with paprika dressing recipe.
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Try this cucumber salad with paprika dressing recipe made with fresh cucumbers from the garden.

Cucumber Salad with Paprika Dressing

6 Booties Blonde cucumbers or equivalent
2 teaspoons salt cup white wine vinegar
2 to 3 bottle onions or 1 small common onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon sweet Hungarian paprika
1 teaspoon dill seed
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon white pepper

Peel, halve lengthwise, de-seed and thinly slice the cucumbers. Toss with the salt and let drain in a colander at least 30 minutes. In a bowl, combine the vinegar, onion, paprika, dill, sugar and pepper. Let dressing stand for at least 30 minutes. Rinse the cucumber slices well and dry them thoroughly with paper towels. Toss them with the dressing, chill and serve.


Read about reader favorite seed varieties in the article Grow the Best Seed Varieties Suggested by Readers, including the Boothby's Blonde cucumber variety used in this recipe.








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