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Cucumber and Tomato Salad

49 Reviews
91% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 10 min
130 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

1 cucumbers, medium size, cut into thin rounds 260 g
2 tomatoes, sliced 240 g
30 mL Classic Vinaigrette 2 tbsp
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 tbsp chives, fresh [optional] 3 g

Before you start

A mandolin will make slicing the cucumber easier.

Method

  1. Peel the cucumbers, slice them into rounds and sprinkle them with salt. Let them drain a few minutes.
  2. Slice the tomatoes and arrange them on the individual plates. Add the cucumbers.
  3. Pour the classic vinaigrette over the salad. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped chives and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (220g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

130

Fat

11 g

18 %

Saturated 1.6 g
+ Trans 0 g

8 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

20 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

8 g

3 %

Fibre

2 g

9 %

Sugars

5 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

36 %

Vitamin C

30 %

Calcium

3 %

Iron

5 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Potassium, Vitamin E
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 1
Fats 2

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49 Reviews (47 with rating only ) 91% would make this recipe again
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wildwomanjd
november 10, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

Captures the best of both tomatoes and cucumbers. One of my favorite salads.

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GiftedDesigns
march 07, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

I've made this several times already and it's delicious every time. The only thing I add is about a tbsp of feta....it just gives it a little sumpin-sumpin' extra...:)

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wildwomanjd
november 10, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

Captures the best of both tomatoes and cucumbers. One of my favorite salads.

Useful 2
GiftedDesigns
march 07, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

I've made this several times already and it's delicious every time. The only thing I add is about a tbsp of feta....it just gives it a little sumpin-sumpin' extra...:)

Useful 1