7/11/12

Quick and Easy Tomato and Cucumber Salad


By on 7/11/2012 02:29:00 PM

While this quick and easy tomato and cucumber salad  is a great summer salad recipe for those fresh garden vegetables, it is also a delicious way to lighten up the Christmas and holiday buffet offerings. With just a few ingredients, it can be a wonderful last minute time saver for meals during the busy holiday season.
  


Ingredients for Cucumber and Tomato Salad
  • 4 Large Red Vine Ripened Tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 Large Cucumbers or 1 English Cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 Green Onions, finely chopped with tops
  • 2 Tbsp. Bacon Bits or 2 Slices Fresh Bacon, Cooked and Crumbled (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Bleu Cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • Bleu Cheese, Ranch or a Creamy Buttermilk Salad Dressing for drizzling

Instructions for Preparing Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Create a colorful, layered effect by building the salad in a decorative glass bowl. Layer one tomato, 1/4 of the cucumber, and ¼ of the green onion into the bowl. Continue layering. Sprinkle bacon and bleu cheese over the top of the finished salad and chill.  Serve with desired dressing either drizzled over the salad or on the side for dinner guests.

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1 comments :

  1. Found you on the mommy brain mixer this week! Following and commenting from http://fluffimama.blogspot.com/
    I hope you'll come check me out and do the same. Thanks <3

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