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Fire and Ice Tomatoes

Rated as 4.07 out of 5 Stars

"You won't miss the salt in this refreshing tomato salad! It's well-seasoned with cayenne pepper, mustard seed and vinegar but not the least but spicy. 'This dish is always a hit at potlucks,' says Nan Rickey of Yuma Arizona."
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Ingredients

10 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes and onion; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, sugar, water, mustard seed and cayenne. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute. Pour over tomatoes and onion; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Add cucumber; toss to coat. Refrigerate overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 72 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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Most helpful positive review

I love this recipe but 6 tablespoons of sugar is way too much for me. I cut the sugar in half and it's perfect!

Most helpful critical review

I didn't have mustard seed, so I added 2 T mustard instead, and reduced the white vinegar. Maybe it was the substitution, but I really wasn't into this salad. However I must say that the flavo...

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I love this recipe but 6 tablespoons of sugar is way too much for me. I cut the sugar in half and it's perfect!

My family LOVES this! Hard to believe it doesnt have any reviews yet. Ive been making it for years.

I didn't have mustard seed, so I added 2 T mustard instead, and reduced the white vinegar. Maybe it was the substitution, but I really wasn't into this salad. However I must say that the flavo...

It has a wonderful sweetness with the right amount of heat. A very nice way to use those tomatoes and cucumbers from the garden. I didn't have mustard seed so I used ground mustard (1/3) and i...

I loved this recipe. I did not boil anything, just threw it all in a bowl and mixed together. I only had one tomato so I just guessed on the amount of the ingredients. I peeled my cucumber and I...

This was wonderful. Not too hot, not too sweet. Perfect! Great cold salad for the summer!

A tasty way to eat tomatoes, onions, and cucumber!

Absolutely delicious.....wouldn't change a thing! Have made it three times.....a real hit with my husband and me too!

Great healthy side dish. I serve it with chicken or fish.