Best Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

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Best Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

I love summer vegetable salads, but my favorite summer vegetable salad isn’t your typical lettuce and tomato. No, no, no. My favorite is a cucumber and tomato salad recipe. It’s absolutely delicious and one of the easiest salad recipes I’ve ever made.

There’s something to be said for those fresh from the garden veggies – the way they smell, how pretty they are, and absolutely the way they taste. So, I always use garden fresh when I can, but this cucumber salad recipe is great with store-bought produce as well.

This recipe is an easy summer salad for a crowd or as a picnic side dish. At our house, we jokingly call this Jibble Jabble, because it never really had a cool name and it really needed one. You can just simply call it Cucumber and Tomato Salad.

 

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Cucumber & Tomato Salad Recipe

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 medium to large sized tomatoes
  • 2 medium-sized cucumbers
  • 1 medium green pepper
  • 1 medium Vidalia or sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup oil - vegetable or canola
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup, if you really like vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2-3 tsp. sugar this will vary depending on your taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Directions

  • First, you'll dice up each of the vegetables and combine in a medium-sized bowl with a tight-fitting lid. (The lid is very important or your refrigerator will smell just like vinegar.)
  • Next, add your oil, vinegar, and water.
  • Then, add your sugar and stir gently. If your family isn't a fan of sweets, add the sugar a teaspoon at a time. Stir and taste before adding more. You want the sugar to dissolve and not settle in the bottom of the bowl.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Refrigerate for a couple of hours before serving. This salad is best served cold.

Enjoy!

Another great side dish is steamed vegetables with cheese sauce.


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