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Chilled Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Chilled Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Cucumber and tomato are a classic — and healthful — pairing. Crisp, juicy and bursting with fresh flavor, this salad makes a great lunch, or a delicious starter for any meal. 


2 medium tomatoes, large diced (3/4 inch)
1 cucumber, peeled, large diced (3/4 inch)
½ cup red onion, thin julienne
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 ½ cup baby spinach leaves, divided
Fresh parsley, for garnish


Combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a salad bowl.
Chill in refrigerator for one hour.
Serve over a bed of spinach (1/4 cup each).
Garnish with parsley.
Add your favorite fresh herbs or 1 ounce of feta cheese for an extra burst of flavor. You can also swap the baby spinach for lettuce, or serve a mix of spinach and lettuce.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size:1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 41
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Protein: 1g
Total Carbohydrates: 4g
Dietary fiber: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 55mg

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