Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad

Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad

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Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad is perfect for a hot summer evening.

It is a wonderful way to use up your fresh garden vegetables. And what a delicious way to enjoy them!

Tossing a Garden Salad

One evening, craving something cool and refreshing, I decided to toss some garden vegetables that where in my fridge together in a bowl. Cucumber. Red, Ripe Tomato. Bell Pepper. Sweet Onion.

Add to that some minced garlic. Fresh herbs. I love growing fresh herbs. Basil and Chives.

Then to that, I drizzled some yummy Red Wine Vinegar and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Sprinkled the top with salt and some freshly ground black pepper. Oh my!

What a perfect blend. Simple and Fresh. We loved it!

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Anyway, I hope you’ll enjoy Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad as much as we do! Serve it with a BLT sandwich, Quiche, or Grilled Pork Chops. 

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Cucumber Tomato Salad

Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad

Here's a recipe perfect for a hot summer evening. Serve with a BLT sandwich or even Quiche. Enjoy!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Garden Vegetables, Quick and Easy, Summer Food
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Equipment

Knife Set
Cutting Board
Glass Mixing Bowls
Pepper Mill

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber peeled and sliced
  • 1 large tomato sliced and chopped
  • 1/2 large green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 large onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • Using a knife and cutting board, prepare vegetables and garlic.
  • In medium bowl, combine cucumber, tomatoes, peppers, onion, garlic, basil, and chives. Pour red wine vinegar and olive oil over the vegetables and stir to mix.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve 4-6.
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