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ABOUT THE RECIPE:

Fresh and fabulous, this quick Cucumber, Tomato and Mini-Pepper Salad combines refreshing cucumbers, tiny tomatoes and sweet pepper rings drizzled in a very light balsamic dressing that lets the taste of the veggies shine through.

Makes 4 to 6 servings
Gluten-free

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INGREDIENTS:

SALAD
1 2/3 cups sliced cucumber (peeling is optional)
¾ cup bite-sized grape tomatoes
¾ cup seeded and sliced orange and/or red mini sweet peppers
2 heaping tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 heaping tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil

DRESSING
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more to taste
1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, plus more to taste
1/8 to ¼ teaspoon sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Put the cucumber, tomatoes and mini pepper slices into a medium-sized bowl and gently toss to combine.

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Put all of the dressing ingredients into a small bowl and briskly whisk to emulsify. Taste and add a bit more olive oil and/or vinegar, if desired. Pour the dressing over the cucumber mixture and stir to coat.

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Add the parsley and basil and gently toss to combine. Let stand 5 to 15 minutes and serve.

Ingredients

Directions

1

ABOUT THE RECIPE:

Fresh and fabulous, this quick Cucumber, Tomato and Mini-Pepper Salad combines refreshing cucumbers, tiny tomatoes and sweet pepper rings drizzled in a very light balsamic dressing that lets the taste of the veggies shine through.

Makes 4 to 6 servings
Gluten-free

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INGREDIENTS:

SALAD
1 2/3 cups sliced cucumber (peeling is optional)
¾ cup bite-sized grape tomatoes
¾ cup seeded and sliced orange and/or red mini sweet peppers
2 heaping tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 heaping tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil

DRESSING
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more to taste
1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, plus more to taste
1/8 to ¼ teaspoon sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

3

INSTRUCTIONS:

Put the cucumber, tomatoes and mini pepper slices into a medium-sized bowl and gently toss to combine.

4

Put all of the dressing ingredients into a small bowl and briskly whisk to emulsify. Taste and add a bit more olive oil and/or vinegar, if desired. Pour the dressing over the cucumber mixture and stir to coat.

5

Add the parsley and basil and gently toss to combine. Let stand 5 to 15 minutes and serve.

Cucumber, Tomato and Mini-Pepper Salad
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