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A light and refreshing salad made with cucumbers and tomatoes seasoned with salt, ground black pepper, and drizzled with a homemade Italian dressing. This classic southern side dish is perfect with a spring/summer barbecue or any meal. The homemade Italian dressing is my twist on a popular Epicurious recipe.
In the south, sliced cucumbers and tomatoes are served with or without salad dressing. Sometimes, lightly sprinkled with salt and black pepper (my favorite).
Did you know there are 6 Popular Cucumber Varieties? Get the scoop by reading Taste of Home’s informative article online.
For this recipe, I used American Slicing Cucumbers. Although delicious, the skin class is bitter and not edible. Read more about tomatoes in this informative article from Taste of Home.