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Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad

Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad

Serves:

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories:
58
  Fat:
3 g
  Protein:
1 g
  Carbohydrate:   
8 g
  Sodium:
202 mg
  Fiber:
2 g 

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, or more to taste 
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 4 medium tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 
  • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion, halved and very thinly sliced 
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh herbs, such as flat-leaf parsley, chives and/or tarragon

Directions:

  1. Whisk vinegar, oil, honey, salt and pepper in a large shallow bowl.
  2. Remove alternating stripes of peel from the cucumbers. Slice the cucumbers into thin rounds. Add the cucumber slices, tomatoes and onion to the dressing; gently toss to combine. Let stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes and
    up to 1 hour.
  3. Just before serving, add herbs and toss again.

To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 2 up to 1 hour ahead.

 

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