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Minted Cucumber-Tomato-Onion Salad

Summer meals are filled with these three main ingredients. This salad is especially
refreshing because the mint gives the salad a clean taste. Don'’t bother peeling the cucumbers unless they are waxed.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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4 large cucumbers
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1 large Vidalia or other sweet onion
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3 large vine-ripened tomatoes, preferably heirloom varieties
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½ cup champagne vinegar or white vinegar
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4 Tbs. granulated sugar
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⅛ tsp. salt
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1 Tbs. olive oil
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2 heaping Tbs. freshly torn mint leaves

Instructions: 

1. Slice cucumbers into 1/3-inch-thick rounds, and put slices into a mixing bowl. Slice onion into 1/3-inch-thick wedges, and add to cucumbers. Core and slice tomatoes into 1/2-inch-thick wedges, and add to other vegetables.

2. Season generously with salt and pepper. Dissolve sugar in vinegar in a bowl, and add salt and olive oil. Whisk to combine, and pour over vegetables. Toss in mint, check seasonings and serve.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
140
Protein: 
2 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
g
Carbohydrates: 
28 g
Cholesterol: 
mg
Sodium: 
10 mg
Fiber: 
3 g
Sugar: 
23 g
Yield: 
Serves 6