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

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Stage 1
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
Choose your tomatoes in as many different colours as possible.

Stage 2 - 30 min.
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
Peel all the tomatoes and cut into quarters.

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

Stage 3
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
...on both sides.

Leave to drain.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
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.
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
Cut 100 g feta into small rectangles.

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

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

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad
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.
You can vary this recipe to your own taste: add herbs, spices, etc.
About an hour, once ready to serve.
Home made.
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
104 Kcal or 435 Kj3 gr4 gr9 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Fish, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.44 €
  • Per person : 1.11 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vegetable pie, Mediterranean toast, How to prepare tomatoes, Tomato omelette, Pollack fillet baked with rice and vegetables., ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Greek-style stuffed courgettes, Souda salad, Tomato and courgette tart, Cretan Bread, Feta and spinach brik pie, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs Comtoise, Roast cabbage with lemon, Involtini-Style Filet Mignon , Nanou's tuna tart, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, ... All
LemonLemon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spaghetti with smoked salmon, Cucumber and salmon salad, Roast cabbage with lemon, Pear sorbet, Koulibiak in pie dish, ... All
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