Michael Fojtasek and Grae Nonas cut two different types of cucumber into slices and chunks and serve them with a creamy herb dressing and sunflower sprouts and seeds. Slideshow: More Cucumber Recipes 

Michael Fojtasek
Grae Nonas
July 2015


© John Kernick

Recipe Summary

45 mins
4 to 6


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Make the pickled onion
  • In a small saucepan, bring the vinegar, sugar, water and salt just to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat; add the onion. Let cool, then refrigerate until chilled.

Make the dressing
  • In a small bowl, whisk all of the ingredients together and season with salt and pepper.

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Make the salad
  • In a medium bowl, toss all of the cucumbers with the vinegar and the 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and let stand for 5 minutes.

  • Spoon the dressing into shallow bowls and top with the cucumber salad. Drain the onion and scatter over the salad. Garnish with sunflower sprouts and seeds, tarragon and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve.