Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad


Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
This salad is a good way to enjoy tomatoes at the height of their season, and all the different varieties available with their different flavours and colours.
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Last modified on: September 16th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
1 hour 3 min.1 hour 3 min.
Keeping: About an hour, once ready to serve.
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Stage 1
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Choose your tomatoes in as many different colours as possible.

Stage 2 - 30 min.
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Peel all the tomatoes and cut into quarters.

Arrange the tomatoes on a wire rack, sprinkle with fine salt...

Stage 3
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...on both sides.

Leave to drain.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Meanwhile, Peel 1 cucumber and slice thinly (you can groove the skin if you wish first, but this is just for appearance).

Sprinkle with fine salt in batches and mix well to distribute the salt evenly.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Cut 100 g feta into small rectangles.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Prepare the dressing by mixing 4 tablespoons olive oil, 1 lemon, salt and pepper in a bowl.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Tip the tomatoes and cucumber into the dressing, then mix thoroughly to help the vegetables absorb it.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
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Arrange on a plate, mixing up the colours and placing the feta between the tomatoes.

Pour a spoonful of the remaining dressing over the top and add a little tapenade if you wish.

Remarks

You can vary this recipe to your own taste: add herbs, spices, etc.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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