Sometimes, simple is best. That's how I feel about this quick and refreshing summertime salad - a delightful dressing lets the garden-fresh vegetables star. It takes only a few minutes to arrange the slices attractively on a bed of lettuce. -Dorothy Bateman, Carver, Massachusetts
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 3 medium tomatoes, sliced
- 1/2 large cucumber, sliced
- Leaf lettuce, optional
- In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, parsley, salt and pepper. On a serving plate, arrange tomato and cucumber slices over lettuce if desired. Drizzle with the vinaigrette. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tomatoes and Cukes in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p31
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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2011
"I like the flavors of this. I used red wine vinegar and added a few slivers of white onion for a bolder taste. I served it on a bed of spinach. Can't wait to have the rest tomorrow."