Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Tomato and Cucumber Salad
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This refreshing salad is an excellent source of Vitamin C and a great way to take advantage of the vegetables’ summer growing season.

Tomato and Cucumber Salad
Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 large tomatoes, gently rubbed under cold running water, cubed
  • 1 large cucumber, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water, chopped
  • 1 cup red onion, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, gently rubbed under cold running water, chopped
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion, green pepper, and parsley.
  3. In a small bowl, combine vinegar, oil, garlic, salt, pepper and sugar.
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over vegetables. Mix well.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/12 of recipe):
  • Calories 30
  • Total Fat 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 105mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 5g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Total Sugars 3g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 35%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%