Tomato and Cucumber-Salad

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Try a Tomato & Cucumber Salad recipe out on your family for dinner tonight, using the freshest and best ingredients that you can find. If you are in the height of summer, finding the ingredients for this tomato and cucumber salad recipe will be easy, and the results will be fantastic. Nothing beats fresh ingredients, especially for veggies, and if you can get them from a farmer’s market, you will know that they have likely only been picked for a few hours, too. So look to the farmer’s markets in your area to see if you can find the best and most tasty veggies around when you want to make this tomato and cucumber salad recipe for dinner for you and your family.

This tomato and cucumber salad recipe is an easy one to make. Even the kids can help, and the older kids might even want to make this tomato and cucumber salad recipe on their own, without any help (well, you never know). One of the tricks to a really fabulous salad recipe is to make your own dressing or sauce to go with it. Even when the veggies might not be the best you can find, especially in mid winter, if you add your own dressing or topping, it will vastly improve the flavors of the recipe. So in this recipe, that comes to us from the site, Cooking Weekends, also contains a dressing for this tomato and cucumber salad recipe.

The ingredients in this tomato and cucumber salad recipe are quite simple, just the tomato and cucumber. One or two other ingredients are included, but the main flavor comes from these two simple veggies. That can tell you just how flavorful the two veggies can be, especially if they are bought in season. Even out of season this lovely salad recipe will deliver big taste and great impact to your dinner table. Even looking at this salad recipe is enough to whet the appetites of everyone who comes to your dinner table tonight. The dish contrasts the bright red of tomatoes with the crisp green of the cucumber (do not peel the cucumber for this recipe) as well as the golden brown of the dressing that you put on top. So it will make a great visual impact on your dinner table. Everyone will reach for some of this great tomato and cucumber salad recipe when you serve it up for dinner.

Enjoy this recipe when you want to serve something a bit different from the usual salad made from lettuce. This tomato and cucumber salad recipe serves up great flavor and includes its own recipe for a sauce or dressing to go with the veggies.

Nutrition Facts for: Tomato and Cucumber Salad From Cooking Weekends
Ingredients: English cucumber, beefsteak tomato, red onion, basil leaves, salt, freshly cracked black pepper, balsamic vinegar, olive oil.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 80, Calories from Fat 64, Total Fat 7.1g 11%, Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 3mg 0%, Potassium 172mg 5%, Carbohydrates 4.2g 1%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 2.0g, Protein 0.7g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 2%,Iron 2%

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