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SANDRA’S SUMMER CUCUMBER-ONION-RED BELL PEPPER SALAD

A wonderful refreshing, light and healthy
summertime salad that’s a great
accompaniment to any barbecue or main dish... 

Servings: (4)
Prep: 10 Mins.

INGREDIENTS

1 cucumber, peeled, cut in quarters lengthwise, then into ½” chunks
½ small yellow onion, thinly sliced
½ red bell pepper, cut into ½” pieces
¼ teaspoon freshly chopped oregano (or 1/8 teaspoon dried)
1 teaspoon freshly chopped sweet basil (or ½ teaspoon dried)
1 tablespon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

METHOD

Add all ingredients to a small glass/ceramic (non-reactive) bowl, and toss to combine.  Refrigerate for 15 minutes prior to serving to allow flavors to meld.  Toss a final time, and serve. ~ Enjoy!

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Tip:  I made this salad with what I had on hand today, although feel free to also include fresh tomato wedges and kalamata olives if you wish, just increase the amount of red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and herbs, accordingly.

4 comments:

Happy Valley Chow said...

Oh wow this sounds fantastic, cannot wait to try this!

Happy Blogging!
Happy Valley Chow

sandra said...

Thank you Happy Valley Chow...enjoy!

Oishii Treats said...

Looks great! I'm always looking for a easy and tasty summer side dish.

sandra said...

Thanks so much, I'm so happy you stopped by. Have a fabulous summer ;)

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