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Sweet and Sour Veggies

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"This great salad is very easy to prepare, and can be made the night before serving. You can use just about any fresh veggies."
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Ingredients

12 m servings 178 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, sugar, vinegar and celery seed. Stir until dissolved.
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, layer the red onion, cucumber, tomatoes, green bell pepper and red bell pepper. Pour sugar mixture over vegetables, cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 178 calories; 0.7 g fat; 43.9 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 10 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

When I first made this, I made as directed and we all loved it! The second time I used Splenda instead of sugar, which I am sure reduced the calories. You could not tell the difference. I make...

Most helpful critical review

Too sweet, but good. If I make it again, I'll cut way back on the sugar. Great way to get my family to eat their raw veggies, though. Like another reviewer said, better on the first day.

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When I first made this, I made as directed and we all loved it! The second time I used Splenda instead of sugar, which I am sure reduced the calories. You could not tell the difference. I make...

my Dad hates veggies, but after trying this he loved it.

Made this for a family picnic, when I had FAR too many cucumbers to ever use! Everyone in attendance asked for the recipe!!!!!!

Easy, quickly prepared, and enthusiastically received. The overnight marinating is essential. This is one of our favorite salads.

I liked it the first day, but thought it was too strong the next. My husband thought it was great and ate it for the next three days!!!

Excellent! Got rave reviews at a bridal shower I attended and several people asked for the recipe

Too sweet, but good. If I make it again, I'll cut way back on the sugar. Great way to get my family to eat their raw veggies, though. Like another reviewer said, better on the first day.

I made this with Splenda, and we enjoyed this recipe very much. The one thing that doesn't make sense to me is layering the vegetables. You layer, pour the dressing over the top, and then let ...

Really tasty! Made it last summer for a family get-together (in-laws') and it went over very well. Added carrot slices and mushrooms - would not recommened the mushrooms as they get kind of sl...