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This Recipe For ‘Grandma’s Cucumber Salad’ Is A Must For Your Next Barbecue

Yum! This sounds so crisp and refreshing.

Today I am sharing another childhood favorite, a summer tradition at my grandparents’ for each and every barbecue – cucumber salad!

Crisp summer cucumbers and onions thinly sliced, marinated in a simple yummy vinegar, sugar and water dressing. A summertime favorite side dish.

This traditional, old-school classic cucumber salad recipe is refreshing, cool and crisp — perfect on hot summer days. This is the perfect side dish for any family gathering, picnic, BBQ or potluck — even better, it’s budget-friendly!

Every time my grandpa grilled steaks, burgers or hot dogs in the summer, this was always one of the side dishes. My great-grandma, (Grandma B), loved this salad, hence the name.

Over the years I have changed the recipe a smidgen, adding tomatoes and dill for another layer of flavor. I also like mixing in a little red onion along with a white or Vidalia onion.

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best ones. This salad allows the garden fresh cucumbers and onions (and tomatoes) to shine.

I love lots and lots of dill in the salad (optional). Fresh dill weed is best, but dry dill weed works well too.

Get the recipe from Sweet Little Bluebird.

This story originally appeared on Simplemost.