Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad
 
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This fantastic summer salad is so easy to prepare. It pairs well with lamb, fish, chicken, and vegetarian main dishes alike.
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 seedless English cucumber, unpeeled, sliced into 1-inch chunks
  • 4 to 5 large ripe tomatoes, sliced into wedges
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley or fresh dill
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • -Dressing (Latholemono) -
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ cup Greek olive oil
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients under dressing in a bowl, and mix well. Everything is to taste here, so adjust accordingly.
  2. Add the cucumber, tomatoes, onion, and parsley or dill together in a large salad bowl.
  3. Add in the Latholemono dressing, toss everything.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside to marinate at room temperature for up to 1 hour.
Notes
VARIATION: For a more soothing and cooling salad, leave out the red onion. For a crunchier salad, leave out the tomato. If you’d like a more acidic salad to pair with a rich main course, omit the cucumber. In other words, make it your own!
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/tomato-cucumber-and-red-onion-salad/