• 2 English cucumbers
  • 4 to 6 radishes (to equal 1 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
  • Ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  1. Peel English cucumbers. Halve lengthwise; scrape out any seeds with a teaspoon. Slice cucumbers very thinly on the diagonal.
  2. Thinly slice radishes. In a large colander, toss vegetables with coarse salt. Top mixture with a plate that fits inside colander; weight with a heavy object. Drain in sink 20 minutes; squeeze vegetables in paper towels to dry.
  3. Transfer to a bowl; toss with minced red onion, cider vinegar, olive oil, and 1 teaspoon sugar; season with salt and ground pepper. Serve immediately.
**Photo and recipe courtesy of marthastewart.com
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