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.
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
- In a large bowl, combine vinegar, sugar and salt. Mix in cucumbers and marinate 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
- Gently toss tomatoes, onion, mint and olive oil with the marinated cucumbers. Season with salt and pepper.
Stunning salad and the liquid is great to mop up with crusty bread...yum yum yum
- 01 Sep 2014
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
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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