Sweet and Sour Veggies


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

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
12 mins
6 servings


  • ½ cup water

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon celery seed

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 large cucumbers, chopped

  • 6 roma (plum) tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced


  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
1g Fat
44g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 178
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 53mg 265%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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