Monday, June 11, 2007

Tomato-Cucumber Salad with Mint

1/3 cup (high quality) red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon white sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch slices

3 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped

2/3 cup chopped red onion

1/2 cup chopped fresh mint

2 tablespoons olive oil

salt and 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.


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