Originally posted September 11, 2016

Mexican Cucumber Salad

Mexican Cucumber Salad by MexFoodJournal

Cuernavaca style cucumber salad - A rustic, fresh tasting, easy to make 4 ingredient Mexican Salad.


  • 3 cucumbers
  • 1 large white onion
  • 2 teaspoons Mexican oregano
  • 4 Mexican limes
  • Salt to taste


Scrub the cucumbers and peel.
Cut the onion into ¼" rings then cut the rings in half to make long strips.
Slice the cucumber into ¼" rounds.
Put the cucumber and onion into a large mixing bowl.
Sprinkle with the 2 teaspoons of Mexican oregano.
Squeeze the juice of the 2 limes onto the vegetables.
Sprinkle with salt to taste.
Gently toss the salad to evenly distribute the oregano, salt and lime juice.
Cover the mixing bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Serve chilled.

10 minutes



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