Cucumber Salad with Mustard Dressing
- 2 English cucumbers
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon white-wine vinegar
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill leaves, optional
Cut cucumbers into 1/8-inch thick slices and in a bowl layer slices, sprinkling each layer with salt. Chill cucumbers, covered, 2 hours.
In a colander drain cucumbers and rinse thoroughly. Drain cucumbers well and squeeze dry in handfuls. Pat cucumbers dry on towels. In a bowl stir together mustard, vinegar, and sugar and stir in cucumbers and dill.
Recipe courtesy Gourmet Magazine