Lemony Tossed Salad Recipe
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Lemony Tossed Salad Recipe

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This salad is simple to toss together with garden-fresh tomatoes and cucumbers. The vinaigrette dressing is light and lemony—a refreshing start to any meal, plain or fancy.—Judy Foye, Freeport, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 cups ready-to-serve salad greens
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3/4 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano or mint
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a salad bowl, combine salad greens, tomatoes and cucumbers. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemony Tossed Salad in Country Woman July/August 2000, p41

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Reviewed Oct. 9, 2012

"I had to add a lot more sugar to counteract the strong lemon juice"

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