Cucumber, Red Onion, and Basil Salad

Take this salad on the road--toss the ingredients together and let them marinate on the way. The salad will be ready when you arrive.


Makes about 4 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living


2 English cucumbers, thinly sliced (about 5 cups)
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced (about 1 1/4 cups)
1/2 cup basil leaves, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill 1 hour.

Phil Conde,

Yankee Pier, Larkspur, California,

Coastal Living

July 2005
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