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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 41.3
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 19.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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Retro Mid-Century Tomato, Cucumber, Onion Salad

Submitted by: 60SIXTY

Introduction

I remember Mom & my Grandma's making this attractive recipe. Probably a Purdue Extension Club recipe. I omitted the salt. I wasn't allowed to help make it until I was old enough to use a knife - probably when I was in college. Some prefer to add vinegar or an Italian salad dressing. We just ate as is. Good for carry-in picnics, etc. If you have access to tomatoes of a variety of colors, it is pretty. I remember Mom & my Grandma's making this attractive recipe. Probably a Purdue Extension Club recipe. I omitted the salt. I wasn't allowed to help make it until I was old enough to use a knife - probably when I was in college. Some prefer to add vinegar or an Italian salad dressing. We just ate as is. Good for carry-in picnics, etc. If you have access to tomatoes of a variety of colors, it is pretty.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 1 large whole (3" dia) -slice thin
    Black Pepper or Mrs. Daash
    Basil, 15 leaves [whole fresh]
    Cucumber (with peel), 0.5 cucumber (8-1/4") - slice lengthwise to seed, then thin slice crosswise - thin
    *Yellow Tomato, 1 Whole, - slice thin
    Onions, raw, 1 large - slice thin and separate into ringlets.





Directions

Using 9X9 inch clear Pyrex casserole:
Layer thin sliced red tomatoes. Lightly sprinkle with pepper.
Layer basil leaves
Layer thin slices of seeded cucumber. Lightly sprinkle with pepper.
Layer thin slices of yellow or available Tomato. Lightly sprinkle with pepper.
Scatter onion ringlets over-all.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Even better if longer. Provides 4 large servings.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 60SIXTY.






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  • Made this to go with a vegetarian dinner tonight. Easy to do, very pretty, very tasty. The thing to really try is to get everything cut as thinly as possible. I had to sharpen the knife to do it the way I wanted. Just fine without anything but the basil, also a bit of oil and vinegar. YUM! - 8/7/10

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  • sounds great, have tomatoes, cucumbers and basil in garden. Think I'll fix this tomorrow!

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    So I made this tonight. Fabulous! I have 3 different types/colors of tomatoes and it sure made for a pretty dish!
    Will take to next church supper! - 8/5/10

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