Tomato, Cucumber, and Sweet Onion Salad

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  • 1 tablespoon(s) cumin seeds
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) coarse sea salt
  • 2 1/4 pound(s) tomatoes cored, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 pound(s) cucumbers peeled, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 sweet onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice


  1. In a skillet, toast the cumin seeds over moderately high heat until fragrant, 30 seconds; transfer to a mortar and let cool. Add the salt and grind to a coarse powder.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, oil and lemon juice. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of the cumin salt over the salad and toss. Serve the salad on a platter.
May 2012

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