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.
The Tomato Lover’s Guide To Every Type Of Tomato has fascinating facts about tomatoes.
There are countless varieties and a range of delicious flavors.
Tomatoes are versatile. Perfect for grilling and roasting. Also superb on their own as a healthy snack.
These antioxidant powerhouses add a delicious burst of flavor to meals.
Family Favorite: Roma Tomatoes
Roma tomatoes are meaty, loaded with fresh flavor, and not tart (aka sour) like some other varieties.
This quintessential Italian plum tomato is perfect in sauces, stews and tomato paste. Excellent grilled or roasted in the oven.
I prepare meals for my precious aunt who loves cucumber tomato salad and a tomato sandwich.
Oooooooh my goodness!
Two slices of wheat bread are lightly slathered with mayo.
Sandwiched in between are 2-3 slices of tomatoes.
She likes her sandwich sliced in half.
Sometimes, she’ll request a sliced onion on top of the tomatoes.
It’s a pleasure watching her devour what she calls a “mighty good” tomato sandwich.
Homegirl is truly happy while chewing every bite.
Enjoy this recipe!