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Tomato and Cucumber Salsa

16 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

A nice and speedy salsa that can be made more or less spicy according to your taste.

Preparation : 10 min Standing : 15 min
110 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

4 tomatoes, Roma type, diced 280 g
1 cucumbers, medium size, diced 260 g
3 tbsp olive oil 45 mL
2 tsp wine vinegar 10 mL
1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce, to taste 2.5 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1 tbsp fresh cilantro [optional] 2 g

Method

  1. Dice the tomatoes discarding the seeds. Put them in a salad bowl. Prepare the cucumbers: sprinkle them with salt and let drain about 15 min. Dice the cucumbers and add them to the bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the oil and vinegar, using a fork, until well emulsified. Add salt and pepper. Add the Tabasco sauce to taste. For a more exotic flavour, add a few chopped cilantro leaves, but be careful with the amount since it may be overpowering.
  3. Let stand a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (130g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

110

Fat

11 g

16 %

Saturated 1.4 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

10 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

4 g

1 %

Fibre

1 g

5 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin A

20 %

Vitamin C

16 %

Calcium

1 %

Iron

3 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¼ 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  :
Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables ½
Fats 2

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16 Reviews (14 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
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Weboughtafarm
may 17, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

Simple and yummy.

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darcyc
april 21, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

If I could give this more than 5 stars I would. it is so easy!! I love it.

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Weboughtafarm
may 17, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

Simple and yummy.

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darcyc
april 21, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

If I could give this more than 5 stars I would. it is so easy!! I love it.

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