Summer Garden Salad

By WISE Web Admin

Summer Garden Salad

August 5, 2011 Updated Aug 5, 2011 at 12:56 PM EDT

Mother Nature's gifts from the garden make this easy Summer Garden Salad one to savor! The fresh veggies along with the refreshing homemade dressing make it a winning duo of texture and flavor.

Serves: 6

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

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

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

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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