Friday, June 24

Indian Inspired Tomato and Cucumber Salad

This is a great summer salad. Blending seasonal fresh ingredients with the spices of India. It will add a little zest to your picnincs, BBQs, and get togethers. It also makes a great summer lunch on the go.

Serves 2 to 4
Full time: 5-10 minutes
You will need:

3 med tomatoes
1/2 cucumber
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 1/2 tbsp lime juice
1/2 tbsp minced garlic
1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Let us begin:

Start by slicing the cucumber into very thin slices, approx 1/8" thick. If you have a slicer it will help

Next repeat this process with the tomatoes

Place in a large mixing bowl and mix in all remaining ingredients except mint, mix until well blended

Taste to ensure it is well blended, sprinkle on mint, and mix gently

For an added kick you can thinly slice some red onion, or chili peppers and mix then in