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Fresh Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe

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There is nothing worse than letting fresh veggies go to waste. Thatis why I decided to make a fresh tomato cucumber salad from the tomatoes that my hubby accidentally bought instead of my tiny little that I needed for a recipe.

Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe

He’s the best for going to the grocery store for me while I lay under a pile of work and dishes. LOL I am excited to share this yummy fresh tomato cucumber salad with you today. You will love it as much as I do. P.S. I ate this whole bowl over the course of two days. It is pretty healthy so I felt no guilt!

This tomato salad recipe is ideal for a cookout to be served as a side to recipes like these yummy Great American Umami Cheeseburgers or these grilled honey mustard skewers. Below you will find a cookout linkup with all kinds of recipe that will go with this easy to make tomato salad. This week is Cook Out Week and I am working with 50 bloggers on recipes that go great at a cookout this summer.

Fresh Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe

Tomato Cucumber Salad Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Avocado Oil or Olive Oil (I have been using avocado oil lately, but both work – see more info below)
  • 1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup red onions, diced
  • 2 Tbsp roasted red pepper, diced
  • 1 Jalapeno, cored and diced (~ 2 TBSP)
  • 5 Medium Tomatoes, wedged
  • 3 Small Cucumbers, diced (~ 2 cups)
tomato salad dressing

Avocado Oil Benefits

  • Improves wound healing
  • Enhances the absorption of nutrients
  • Reduces cholesterol
  • Improves heart health
  • Neutralizes free radicals
  • Highest smoke point
  • Light flavor

Learn more about the benefit here.

Is Avocado Oil Good for You?

We are always hearing that avocado oil has healthy fat. That healthy fat is heart-healthy oleic acid, a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid. This fatty acid is the same as in olive oil.

How to Cut Tomatoes for a Salad?

Start by cleaning the tomatoes.
Use a knife that is sharp and serrated.
Cut Tomato in half cutting through the core.
Use the serrated knife to cut out the core using a V.
Place the tomato cut side up and slice lengthwise into wedges.

How to Make a Cucumber Tomato Salad?

Cut the tomatoes into wedges.

Dice the onions.

Deseed Jalapeños and dice them up.

Add Salt & Pepper

Mix all ingredients into a large bowl.

Cover and let sit in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

Serve within 3 days.

 

Fresh Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe

Fresh Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe - with Jalapeno diced, avocado oil, red wine vinegar, roasted red peppers, and how to cut tomatoes for the salad.
5 from 5 votes
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: avocado oil, salad, side dish, summer, tomatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 Cups
Calories: 48kcal
Author: April Golightly

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Avocado Oil or Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup red onions diced
  • 2 Tbsp roasted red pepper diced
  • 1 Jalapeno cored and diced
  • 5 Tomatoes medium, wedged
  • 3 Cucumbers small, diced

Instructions

  • Cut up all the veggies and spices.
  • Mix all ingredients into a large bowl.
  • Cover and let sit in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
  • Serve within 3 days.

Video

Notes

This tomato salad makes an awesome side dish with the freshest produce. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 455mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 1% | Vitamin C: 7.3% | Calcium: 0.5% | Iron: 0.2%

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