German Cucumber Salad
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  • Servings: Depends on portions
  • Preparation Time: 5-10minutes
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Vinegar
  • Vegetable Oil (Or Olive Oil, for a slightly different flavor!)
  • Dill Weed
  • Salt
  • Ground Pepper
  • Water*
  • Tsp. Sugar**
  1. Chop one or two cucumbers into thin, but round, slices (or as many as your servings call for).
  2. Dice tomatoes.
  3. In a large bowl, pour a 4 to 3 ratio of oil to vinegar.
  4. Add Salt.
  5. Add Ground Pepper.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add cucumbers & taste.
  8. *If too heavy on vinegar, add a dash of water*
  9. Add Tomatoes & taste.
  10. **If Tomatoes are a bit sour, add a teaspoon of sugar to mix**
  11. Sprinkle Dill Weed leaves.
  12. Toss salad.
  13. Serve!
I first tasted this from a German friend of mine back in 2009. It was so delicious, it left a lasting memory. Two years later, I find this same friend in Italy teaching others in a basic cooking class, how to make this and more. I remembered the taste so vividly; I don't think I have ever been quite so excited over a salad before. Especially one so simple as this.