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.
80,0144.3/5 for 18 ratings
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Last modified on: September 16th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,137 Kcal or 4,760 Kj29 gr42 gr95 gr
57 %11 %4 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
101 Kcal or 423 Kj3 gr4 gr8 gr
5 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
284 Kcal or 1,189 Kj7 gr10 gr24 gr
14 %3 %1 %4 %
% 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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TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Beans with tomatoes, Tomato tart, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Italian style gratin, Tabbouleh, ... All
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