Refreshing Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Total Time
50 mins
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A cool summer salad that can help you use up those garden cucumbers. Best with homegrown tomatoes.

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  1. Place the cucumber slices in a colander and sprinkle with the 3/4 tsp salt; toss well.
  2. Place the colander over an empty bowl. put in refrigerator and allow the cucumbers to drain their liquid for about 40-45 minutes.
  3. After draining time, shake out any excess moisture from the cucumbers in the colander. Place them into a large bowl.
  4. Add the tomatoes and onions.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, cider vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, sugar, dill weed, pepper and cayenne pepper. Pour over the salad mixture and toss.
  6. Taste and add additional salt, if necessary.
  7. If desired, garnish with the crumbled feta cheese.