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Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad

 Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad
This recipe comes from my husband's great-grandmother. It's especially good with ripe tomatoes from the garden, but drained canned tomatoes may also be used.—Maxine Foreman, Columbus, Nebraska
6-8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a serving bowl, combine the tomatoes, green pepper, cucumber and
  • onions. Sprinkle with sugar; toss to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in water, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 2
  • hours. Stir; serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 40 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.