Quick Cucumber Salad

1 large cucumber
1/4 red onion
2 medium carrots
2/3 cup white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 bunch fresh cilantro and/or flat leaf parsely (optional)

Begin by peeling cucumber, slice lengthwise and remove seeds.   Slice lengthwise again and chop into 1/8 inch slices.  Add to 1 quart mason jar.  Peel and finely slice red onion (1/4 of one small red onion is plently).  Add to jar.  Peel carrots and chop into bite size pieces.  Add to jar.  Finely chop cilantro and/or parsely and add that in, if desired.  Lastly add vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper.  Secured lid tighly on jar and give it a good shake.  Allow sealed jar to sit for 15-20 minutes and shake once more prior to serving.  Makes a great topping on lettuce of choice for a quick and flavorful salad or enjoy on it's own.  Bon Appetit! 

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