Hugarian Cucumber Salad

2 medium or large cucumbers

1 teaspoon salt

Pinch of sugar

1/4 cup white vinegar

Dash of garlic powder

1/2 cup water

Sweet paprika

Black pepper

 

Peel the cucumbers and slice them very thin. Sprinkle with salt and let stand for 30-60 minutes with a plate and a 5-pound weight on top. Squeeze out the water on a paper towel.

2. Combine the sugar, vinegar, garlic powder, and water. Add the cucumbers and marinate for a few hours. To serve, sprinkle paprika on half of the salad and black pepper on the other half.