What do you prepare with a tomato and cucumber harvest? A Marinated Cucumber and Tomato Salad, of course! Everyone has had this, yet it remains as delicious today as it has been for years. It is quick to prepare, the refrigerator does all the work, and it is served cold. The perfect accompaniment to anything off the grill.
Marinated Cucumber and Tomato Salad
Yield: 2 cups
2 large cucumbers, sliced thin
2 large tomatoes, cored and cut into large chunks
1/4 small sweet onion, peeled and cut in slices
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Place the cucumbers, tomatoes and onion slices in a large serving bowl.
Whisk together the sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Drizzle over the tomato mixture, tossing to evenly coat. Cover and chill at least 3 hours before serving cold.