Salads are a perfect meal for those hot summer days! We found this extremely simple, yet very delicious Tomato-Cucumber salad which makes a healthy side dish for a lunch time sandwich or even a grilled chicken dinner. A big thanks to Thomas Grossman over at Chef Tom Cooks for this awesome summer recipe.
A simple tomato and cucumber salad with a fresh and vibrant dressing.
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 cup freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon raw sugar 2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes (red, orange, and yellow), cut in half 1 large hothouse cucumber, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon fresh dill
1) In a large bowl, combine oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves.
2) Add tomatoes and cucumber; toss well and refrigerate.
3) When ready to serve, add dill and toss again. Strain salad in a colander; serve cold.
Bio: Chef Tom, the recipe blogger behind Chef Tom Cooks, began cooking professionally while still in high school! He has been passionate about cooking ever since his Grandmother taught him how to whip up the family specialties. After studying cooking and
restaurant management, Chef Tom began graciously posting his delicious creations online so that he could share his favorite recipes and cooking tips with a larger audience. To this day, Chef Tom’s favorite place to be is the kitchen. Thanks for sharing Chef Tom!