Refreshing and Tangy Mom's Cucumbers Recipe

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Refreshing and Tangy Mom's Cucumbers Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 18, 2023

Mom's Cucumbers is a classic American recipe that makes a delicious and refreshing snack or side dish. These cucumbers are marinated in a tangy dressing, which gives them a burst of flavor. With only a few simple ingredients, this recipe is quick and easy to make. Enjoy these crisp and tangy cucumbers as a healthy snack or serve them alongside your favorite meals. They are perfect for summer picnics, BBQs, or any time you want a refreshing and vibrant dish. Try Mom's Cucumbers today and enjoy the taste of homemade goodness!


  • 3 large cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  1. Wash the cucumbers thoroughly and slice them thinly.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the white vinegar, water, sugar, salt, black pepper, dried dill, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. Stir well until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
  3. Add the sliced cucumbers to the bowl and toss them gently to coat them with the dressing.
  4. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Before serving, give the cucumbers a gentle stir to redistribute the dressing.
  6. Serve Mom's Cucumbers as a refreshing snack or side dish.

Interesting Facts

  • Cucumbers are low in calories and rich in vitamins and minerals, making them a healthy choice.
  • The vinegar in the dressing not only adds a tangy flavor but also helps to preserve the cucumbers and keep them crisp.
  • You can customize the seasoning in the dressing to suit your taste. Try adding fresh herbs like parsley or mint for a burst of freshness.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled or halved depending on the number of servings you need.