Monday, August 20, 2012

Mom's Cucumber Salad

Growing up, our mom was all about cooking with fresh fruit and vegetables- usually from our garden in the summer. A lot of those meals were busts...sorry Mom. But I do remember this salad. And quite fondly. She even made it up! Go her and her bad self! You can make it with cucumbers or with tomatoes, or with both. Tonight, I made it with both, took a bite and had a serious walk down memory lane. It was so crazy what those flavors did to me!! It did not disappoint and was just as good now, if not better!

I hope you will enjoy it, I have since I was little. And it's always nice to try a recipe from way back when, that you still like now. :)

Cucumber (or Tomato) Salad

What you'll need:
1/2 c. Plain Greek Yogurt
1/2 c. Mayo
1 clove garlic
1 t. dill weed
1 t. majoram
1 t. spike
1/4 t. white pepper
1 t. basil
1 t. mrs. dash
6-8 peeled, chopped tomatoes OR
2 large peeled cucumbers cut lengthwise in fourths OR
3 peeled, chopped tomatoes and 1 large peeled cucumber cut lengthwise in fourths

There- you have lots of options!

What to do:
Combine all ingredients except the tomatoes/cucumbers until mixed well. Add the vegetables and serve fresh!

This is delicious and pretty darn healthy too! And great for summer when you have oodles and boodles of tomatoes in your garden!

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