Boistfort Valley Farm
Community Supported Recipe Box

Tomato, Cucumber and Red Onion Salad with Mint


  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pint tomatoes, quartered
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


dish: salad
season: summer, fall

Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise; scrape out seeds. Cut halves diagonally into 1/2-inch-wide pieces. Place in large bowl. Add vinegar, sugar and salt. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour; toss occasionally.

Add tomatoes, red onion, mint and oil to cucumbers and toss to blend. Season salad with salt and pepper.

Bon Appétit, July 1999