Fresh Tomato and Cucumber Salad

A light basil and balsamic dressing is drizzled over juicy tomato slices and bits of crisp cucumber.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1
medium tomato, cut into 6 slices
1/2
cup chopped cucumber
1/8
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon sugar
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 On 2 salad plates, arrange tomato slices in a circle, slightly overlapping. Top with cucumber. Sprinkle salt over tomatoes and cucumber.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix basil, lemon peel and sugar; sprinkle over salads. Drizzle with vinegar. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • 1 On 2 salad plates, arrange tomato slices in a circle, slightly overlapping. Top with cucumber. Sprinkle salt over tomatoes and cucumber.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix basil, lemon peel and sugar; sprinkle over salads. Drizzle with vinegar. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can easily replace the basil with fresh parsley.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
25
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.