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Tomato & Cucumber Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dot Touchberry

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon minced fresh mint or 1/4 teaspoon dried mint
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 medium cucumbers, chopped
1/2 cup Greek olives, sliced
2 cups torn mixed salad greens
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a small bowl, whisk the first eight ingredients; set aside.
2. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Drizzle with half of the dressing; toss to coat. Arrange salad greens on a large serving plate; spoon tomato mixture over top. Sprinkle with cheese and pine nuts and drizzle with remaining dressing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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