Moroccan cucumber salad

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 eaches Cucumbers, peeled, seeded & grated
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Vinegar
1 tablespoon Olive oil
¼ teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Za'atar*
Cured black olives

Drain off exces liquid from the cucumbers & combine with the sugar, vinegar, oil & salt. Crush the za'atar between your fingertips & sprinkle over the cucumbers. Mix well with two forks, then chill.

Decorate with olives before serving.

*An herb found only in the Mediteranean, similar to marjoram which may be sustituted for it. Or use thyme or oregano or a mixture of all three.

Paula Wolfert, "Couscous & Other Good Food From Morocco"

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