Friday, July 22, 2016

Lime Cucumber Tomato Salad

For a light, refreshing side dish, try this!
4 Large Tomatoes - Coarsely Chopped
2 Large Cucumbers - Partially peeled and Coarsely Chopped
1 Havasu Pepper
2 Green Onions, finely chopped
1 Lime
A few sprigs of Cilantro, chopped
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Zest and juice the lime.  Core and chop the tomatoes.  Today, I happen to be using 1 Brandywine, 1 Delicious and 2 Plum Yellows all fresh from my garden.  Really, any type of tomato will work!  ;-)  I prefer cucumbers with peel, so, of course, Handsome Husband likes cukes without the peel.  Opposites attract, right?  I peel ribbons down the cucumber, so they are about halfway peeled in an effort to keep peace in our marriage.  Those are given a quick chop along with the Havasu pepper and green onions.
All the ingredients are tossed in the bowl and stirred.  A little salt and pepper is added.

Mmmmm....  We had ours with empanadas.
 What's cookin' at your place?
 ;-)  -Marci


  1. That beautiful basket of veggies could be framed! The salad sounds crispy and cool. Thanks for sharing.
    Have a great weekend!

    Wishes for tasty dishes,

  2. Oh my, this sounds so delicious, and perfect for summer. I haven't planted tomatoes this summer, and can't wait to pick some up from the farmer's markets! This is a recipe I would love to try! Thanks for sharing over at Celebrate Your Story!

  3. Looks delicious. Pinning to share and bookmark because I definitely have to try this recipe. Thank you!
    Marie, The Interior Frugalista

  4. Marci, Thanks for sharing this fresh recipe! Looks wonderful and pinning to share.

  5. This looks lovely, perfect for summer

  6. We have cucumber and tomato salad often and the next time I'll add lime.


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