Marinated Cucumbers, Onions, and Tomatoes

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions, and Tomatoes


Marinated cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes make for a refreshing and flavorful salad, especially during the warmer months. This is a basic recipe that you could try:

– 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
– 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
– 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
– 1/4 cup white vinegar
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 tablespoon sugar
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
– 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill (optional)
– 2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the white vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, and black pepper until the sugar and salt are dissolved.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes.

3. Pour the vinegar mixture over the vegetables and toss gently to coat them evenly.

4. If using, add chopped fresh dill and minced garlic to the salad and toss again to distribute the flavors.

5. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or transfer the salad to an airtight container. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
6. Before serving, give the salad a quick toss to redistribute the dressing. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

7. Serve chilled as a side dish or as a topping for grilled meats or sandwiches.

Enjoy your delicious marinated cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes!

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