Thursday, July 16, 2009
"CHERRY TOMATO & CUCUMBER SALAD "
3 large greenhouse seedless cucumbers
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1 - 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 round tablespoons sugar
22 cherry tomatoes or 4 large beefsteak tomatoes
2 large diced avocados
1 cup diced red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
4 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Slice cucumbers in half lengthwise, then slice the halves diagonally into 1/4 - inch wide pieces. Place in a large serving bowl.
in a small bowl, combine vinegar, salt and sugar; mix until granules are fully dissolved.
Drizzle dressing over cucumbers and toss to coat.
Slice tomatoes in half if using cherry tomatoes or cut into large chunks if using beefsteaks.
Cut avocados in half, remove avocado seed. Dice avocados in the avocados in they skin, remove avocados.
Add tomatoes and avocados, onion, mint and olive oil to the cucumber mixure; toss to blend.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.