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Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe
Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Healthy cucumber tomato salad with heirloom tomatoes, basil, oregano, onions and dressed in the ultimate olive oil and vinegar Italian vinaigrette.

Course: Salads
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 222 kcal
Author: Florentina
Ingredients
  • 2 Lb Organic Heirloom Tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 1 English Cucumber -seedless thinly sliced
  • 6 Scallions or 1/2 cup red onion -sliced
  • 2-3 Tbs red wine vinegar or lemon juice (to taste)
  • 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt + more to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste -freshly cracked
  • 1/4 c basil leaves + blossoms (for garnish)
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme + oregano leaves for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Whisk the olive oil, red wine vinegar or lemon juice, sea salt and black pepper together. Taste and adjust seasonings with more sea salt, vinegar or olive oil. Taste and adjust again until the perfect acidity balance is achieved to your liking.

  2. Pour over the sliced tomatoes, cucumber and scallions and toss to coat gently. Allow to sit at room temperature for at least 5 minutes before serving. Toss to coat again just before serving sprinkled with the fresh herbs.

Recipe Notes

#1. When making the vinaigrette, keep in mind that no two olive oils or vinegars will ever be the same. So taste and adjust seasonings, repeat again 11 times if you must until a perfect acidic balance is achieved.

#2. You can replace the red wine vinegar with equal amounts of apple cider vinegar.

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 307mg13%
Potassium 718mg21%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2395IU48%
Vitamin C 42.4mg51%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.