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Cucumber Salad in white bowl

This dish is a cool relief from the hot North Carolina sun. It makes a great BBQ side!


2 cucumbers
About 20 grape tomatoes
1 small red onion

1/4 cup olive oil
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste


Peel, slice to remove the seeds, and cube the cucumbers. Thinly slice the onion. Cut the tomatoes into quarters.

Combine and whisk the dressing ingredients. Toss the cucumbers, onion, and tomatoes with the dressing.


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