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A crisp, sweet salad that only takes about 10 minutes to prepare and very low in calories if artificial sweetner is used.
Thankfully we have had unseasonably warm weather where I live which left me yearning for summer, so I made I made what is traditionally more of a summer salad to brighten up lunch.

This is based on a recipe at Recipezaar:

http://www.recipezaar.com/Easy-Cucumber-Tomato-and-Onion-Salad-82461

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  • Step 1

    How you chop the cucumber and onion is a matter of preference; I usually cut lengthwise half, then each half in half horizontally.

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 2
    Step 2

    Chop up cucumber

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 3
    Step 3

    Chop up onion

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 4
    Step 4

    Open up can of diced tomatoes, drain off excess liquid (I used Fiesta Mexican, which made it have a more hot and spicy flavor, but if you have never made anything like this before, you would probably want to just try plain diced tomatoes.

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 5
    Step 5

    Combine cucumber, onion and tomatoes in large bowl

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 6
    Step 6

    In a separate bowl, add 6 packets of artificial sweetener (or you can use 3 TBSP of sugar)

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add 1/2 cup water

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add 1/2 cup of vinegar (I used white wine vinegar)

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add 1 tsp. of Dill

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 10
    Step 10

    Mix water, vinegar and Dill together to make the dressing

  • How to cook a cucumber salad. Easy Cucumber, Tomato And Onion Salad - Step 11
    Step 11

    Pour the dressing over the cucumber mixture and toss until well coated, then refrigerate at least 2 hours (best if left to sit overnight).

    Serve with at slotted spoon to drain excess liquid.

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Chelli B.
Chelli B. · Līhuʻe, Hawaii, US
this salad sounds good. could you use green onions instead of regular ones?
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