Tomato cucumber salad with mint

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About this recipe: This is a refreshing summer salad perfect for a picnic or barbecue. I usually serve it with a spicy sirloin steak and thin-cut chips.

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Ingredients
Serves: 6 

  • 5 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 3 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • handful chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Method
Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. In a large bowl, combine vinegar, sugar and salt. Mix in cucumbers and marinate 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Gently toss tomatoes, onion, mint and olive oil with the marinated cucumbers. Season with salt and pepper.

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Reviews (4)

kategeorge79
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Stunning salad and the liquid is great to mop up with crusty bread...yum yum yum - 01 Sep 2014

katieb
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This was nice and refreshing, but it had a lot of liquid. Next time, I will salt and drain the cucumbers first. - 07 Aug 2010

apaj4
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Love this! The perfect accompaniment to pretty much any 'summer'/ BBQ dishes. I sometimes add a litte chilli for some extra 'bite'. - 14 Sep 2009

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