Mr. Food: Summer Garden Salad

August 5, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Mother Nature's gifts from the garden make this easy summer salad one to savor! The fresh veggies along with the refreshing homemade dressing make it a winning duo.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Makes 6 to 8 servings

2 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 medium-sized red onion, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 large cucumber, sliced and quartered
1 large green bell pepper, cut into chunks
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1. In a large bowl, combine tomato, red onion, cucumber, and green pepper chunks; toss gently.

2. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, cilantro, salt, and black pepper; whisk until well blended.

3. Pour dressing into large bowl with mixed vegetables and toss gently until well combined. Serve, or cover and chill until ready to serve.

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