Cucumber onion salad is a terrific side dish created with basic ingredients to enjoy at the next barbeque, consisting of fresh cucumbers and onion slices in a simple vinaigrette.
side of pickled cucumbers and onions goes well with just about any entree.
Cucumbers from England, thinly sliced. It is possible to substitute Persian cucumbers, Japanese cucumbers, or Kirby cucumbers for English cucumbers.
Onion — Thinly sliced medium brown or sweet white onion. Other, sweeter possibilities include red onions and the Vidalia onion.
White wine vinegar would be too overwhelming, but rice wine vinegar would be a fine substitute for apple cider vinegar.
Vinegars other than red wine vinegar that work well include apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and sherry vinegar.
Cut each cucumber into 1/4-inch slices, then toss them all together in a big dish. Either a Julienne slicer or a high-quality Mandoline would work for making paper-thin slices.