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    Refreshing Cucumber and Tomato Salad

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    *Parsley*'s Note:

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

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    For garnish


    1. 1
      Place the cucumber slices in a colander and sprinkle with the 3/4 tsp salt; toss well.
    2. 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. 3
      After draining time, shake out any excess moisture from the cucumbers in the colander. Place them into a large bowl.
    4. 4
      Add the tomatoes and onions.
    5. 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. 6
      Taste and add additional salt, if necessary.
    7. 7
      If desired, garnish with the crumbled feta cheese.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 21, 2009


      Very good salad. It was refreshing and healthy too. Definately plan to make more often! Thank you!

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    • on October 31, 2008


      This is a lovely recipe. Thanks for posting it.

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    • on August 14, 2008


      Tastes great! I had extra pickling cucumbers and no large ones, so I wasn't sure how close I was to the amount of sliced cucumbers.I don't think I used enough cucumbers of them as preparation time was getting long. I didn't use 1 tsp. of dill because I was almost out and I just used about 1/16 tsp. of cayenne, hoping my children would enjoy this dish. They didn't, but I sure did! thanks for the great way to use some of my plenteous cucumbers and tomatoes from the garden!

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    Nutritional Facts for Refreshing Cucumber and Tomato Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (135 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 36.6
    Calories from Fat 9
    Total Fat 1.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 228.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 3.8 g
    Protein 0.9 g

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