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Tomato Cucumber Salad



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    Make this tomato cucumber salad at home.

    This recipe makes two to four servings.


    • 2 medium-to-large heirloom tomatoes, cored and chopped into big chunks
    • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
    • ¼ cup chopped red onion
    • 4 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
    • 2 Tbsp. good olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Thinly sliced hot fresh jalapeno – optional


    • In a large mixing bowl, combine chopped tomato, sliced cucumber, chopped red onion and basil.
    • Drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar. Season with salt and pepper and gently toss.
    • Transfer to a serving bowl and top with sliced hot peppers.