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Cucumber-Tomato Salad with Basil Dressing

Prep time 12 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
The fresh summer flavors in this salad make it great with grilled fish or chicken, and its lively red and green hues add color to any plate.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped English cucumber (about 2)
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 79
  • caloriesfromfat 66 %
  • fat 5.8 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • protein 1.2 g
  • carbohydrate 6.3 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 122 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl; toss gently.

  2. In a small bowl, combine vinegar and next 4 ingredients. Drizzle over salad, and add basil; toss to coat. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

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