Recipe by kissthecook
"Many say this is a great summer dish, but I find that I crave it ALL YEAR ROUND! Very addicting, goes with everything, very fast and easy, and always impresses with its amazing flavor!"
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diced fresh tomato
red wine vinegar
diced red onion
salt, or to taste
I love this salad and make it all summer long. I, too, use about half the oil, and I add a little sugar (maybe a teaspoon or two for this amount of veggies) and some chopped fresh oregano and parsley (a tablespoon or so of each--they add eye appeal, too). And I usually do a quick seeding of the tomatoes & cukes with my thumb just to help cut down on the liquid. Goes great with grilled anything!
Absolutely delicious! Made just as recipe states. Thank you for sharing. =)
Just a tad to vinegary for me but nice and easy, flavourful and color full.
I actually didn't try this particular recipe, but I make something similar very often. I cut up the cucumber, tomatoes and red onion, then add red wine vinegar dressing..I believe it's wishbone, then add salt and pepper...delicious every time! ALWAYS add salt...it makes the cucumbers absorb the dressing...makes a hug difference!
yes, a little sugar is nice. Cuts the vinegar a bit.
So easy, fresh and delish. Added a little splenda because I have a sweet tooth. Served with a steak dinner. Everyone loved it. Thank you for the recipe. It will be in our regular rotation.
Simple and pretty little salad that really will complement just about anything. I cut the oil in half to reduce the fat grams with no sacrifice to flavor IMO. There was a lot of juice in the bowl as a result of the cukes and the tomatoes releasing liquid, so I did need a slotted spoon to serve. Next time, I might try squeezing the tomatoes a little to get some of the juice and seeds out and maybe even cut the vinegar back a little. Nothing fancy here, just a nice little salad that is sure to please everybody.
Love the colors and taste of summer in this dish. Made this for a party so 4 tomatoes, 4 cukes, 3/4 red onion. Definitely need to deseed the veggies (loved the comment about using your fingers for the tomatoes #greatTip. Reduced to 1/4 c olive oil and red wine vinegar and added 1tsp of sugar. Also used black instead of white pepper because I was out.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tomato Cucumber Onion Salad
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 244
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