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Cucumber Tomato Salad for a side dish or a summer lunch. Perfect served with chicken or pork. #salads #cucumbers #tomatoes #cucumbertomatosalad #cucumbertomato #cucumbersalad #tomatosalad

Cucumber with Tomato Salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer
Difficulty: Easy
Number of Ingredients: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Marilyn
Cucumbers, tomatoes and red onions are tossed with a tarragon vinaigrette for a crisp and refreshing salad that goes especially well with chicken and pork.
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Ingredients

  • 3 cucumbers, cut into chunks
  • 6 plum tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • ½ red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • Pinch granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Fresh parsley leaves optional

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, tomatoes, and red onions. Season with salt and pepper.
  • In glass canning-type jar, add olive oil, vinegar, tarragon, and sugar. Cover tightly and shake to blend ingredients. Pour over cucumber mixture and toss gently to combine. Cover salad and refrigerate up to an hour.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds, and parsley, if using.

Notes

Choose cucumbers that are thinner as there will be fewer seeds and less likelihood of a woody interior.
You can use seedless or English cucumbers for this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 638IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg