Tomato, Cucumber and Red Onion Salad with Mint
This colorful salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and mint is easy to make and goes well with a variety of meals.
2 large English hothouse cucumbers, halved lengthwise, seeded
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 large tomatoes, seeded, coarsely chopped
2/3 cup coarsely chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
3 tablespoons olive oil
- Cut cucumbers halves diagonally into 1/2-inch wide pieces. Place in a large bowl. Add vinegar, sugar and salt. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour; toss occasionally.
- Add tomatoes, red onion, mint and oil to cucumbers and toss to blend. Season salad with salt and pepper, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.