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Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe

Garden Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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

3/4 cup: 40 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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jonesmr11 User ID: 1438192 229793
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Perfect summer fresh vegetable salad!"

Janadele User ID: 7087902 65588
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2014

"Refreshing summer salad."

greatwithoutgluten User ID: 6330173 60192
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"I really enjoyed this recipe. I did change a few things in the recipe due to what I had on hand. I left out green pepper. I also used red onion instead of green onion. I used olive oil instead of water. I will definitely be making this recipe again. I really liked it!"

barblam1 User ID: 3098403 99475
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

"I like the idea of adding the green and waxed beans to the vinegar dressing. Yum!"

ysibli User ID: 5741067 90179
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"I didnt have the green pepper but I added white and yellow onion and green and wax beans. Turned out wonderful!!!"

scarlet286 User ID: 1078473 90009
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010

"This recipe is soooooo yummy, even my boyfriend ate it (and he's not too fond of raw chunky tomatoes)."

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