Quick Cucumber Tomato Salad


by Mar 27th, 2010 // Dinner, Healthy, Recipes, Sides, Veggie Friendly

Quick Cucumber Tomato Salad

Quick Cucumber Tomato Salad

This quick cucumber tomato salad recipe is great when prepared 30 minutes before your meal and just gets better and better as it marinates. It’s the perfect recipe for a picnic because it tastes best at room temp. It’s sweet enough that your kid might even try it!

Quick Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 8 mins  Marinating Time: 30 mins to 4 hours

4 vine ripened tomatoes (cored and cut into wedges)
4 persian cucumbers (cut into thin rounds)
1/2 medium red onion (cut in half + sliced very thin)
20 fresh parsley sprigs (chopped)
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
salt and fresh ground pepper

Place tomatoes, cucumbers and onions in a bowl. Toss together with a pinch of salt and set aside.  In a small bowl combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar and salt and pepper to taste.  Whisk well. Pour over veggies and toss. Throw in parsley and toss again. Let marinate at room temp for 30 mins or up to 4 hours (any longer should be refrigerated). Serves 4.Quick Cucumber Tomato Salad

Quick cucumber tomato salad.

5 Comments on “Quick Cucumber Tomato Salad”

  1. 1.) gigi
    March 28th, 2010

    sooo many wonderful ideas….they're all finding a way into my reopened kitchen. you and gus
    inspire me with your creations. they make me want to taste everything and also to reach into
    the screen and put my arms around the cook and taster in the pictures!

  2. 2.) vanessa
    March 28th, 2010

    did gus eat this? seriously i am amazed! can you post about the effect that this experiment is having on gus? xo

  3. 3.) Julia Perry
    April 1st, 2010

    We have this at our house all the time. Goes great with sandwiches in the summertime.

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  5. 5.) пицца
    March 13th, 2012

    I do agree with all of the ideas you have presented in your post. They’re really convincing and can definitely work. Nonetheless, the posts are very quick for starters. May you please extend them a bit from next time? Thank you for the post.

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