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Cool Cucumber Salad


Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (9 Votes)


  • 2 Cups thinly sliced cucumbers (4 small or large cucumbers)
  • 1/2 TSP Salt
  • 1 Cup Thinly sliced onion
  • 1/4 Cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 TBSP Sugar
  • Pepper to tatse


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Place cucumber slices in a medium bowl and sprinkle with salt.

Step 2

Stir in onions.

Step 3

Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over cucumbers and onions, toss lightly and cover.

Step 4

Refrigerate for an hour before serving.

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  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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