Summer Garden Salad

By Denise Edmister

Summer Garden Salad

Source:

Mr. Food

Ingredients

Mother Nature's gifts from the garden make this easy Summer Garden Salad one to savor! The fresh veggies along with the refreshing homemade dressing make it a winning duo of texture and flavor.

Serves: 6

 
Ingredients
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 medium-sized red onion, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced and quartered
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

 
  1. In a large bowl, combine tomato, red onion, cucumber, and green pepper chunks; toss gently.
     
  2. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, cilantro, salt, and black pepper; whisk until well blended.
     
  3. Pour dressing into large bowl with mixed vegetables and toss gently until well combined. Serve, or cover and chill until ready to serve.

NOTE:

This salad coupled with a bowl of our homemade gazpacho is the ultimate light and cool summer meal.

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