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Monday, July 28, 2014

Tomato, Cucumber, and Onion Salad Recipe - A Delicious Summer Salad!

Do you love tomatoes and cucumbers?  Here is another salad that is perfect for your weekend entertaining!

Below is the recipe to make an easy Tomato, Cucumber, and Onion Salad and a video.



Ingredients:
  • 1 large cucumbers (English cucumber or a standard cucumber), thinly sliced and cut in quarters
  • 4 roma tomatoes, sliced and cut in squares
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley 
  • 1-2 tablespoon of chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 cup of cider vinegar
  • 1/2 a cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 a cup of sugar (optional)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
 
Kitchen Utensils
  • 1 large serving bowl
  • 1 small bowl
  • one measuring cup and measuring spoons
  • a vegetable shredder or a knife
  • cutting board 
  • Serving salad spoon and fork
Directions:
  1. In a large serving bowl, toss together the bite size chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions
  2. In a small bowl add vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Stir the ingredients.
  3. Pour dressing over the salad. Mix everything together.  
  4. Let the salad stand for at least 20 minutes before serving. 
  5. Add chopped chives and parsley.
  6. You might want to double check to see if there needs to be a little more sugar, salt or pepper for taste.   
  7. Serve the cucumber salad as a side dish in a small bowl.
Tip: For a milder flavor, soak the chopped onions in salt water for 20 minutes before you mix it with the rest of the salad.

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