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Floating Cucumber, Tomato, and Onion Salad

Rated as 4.3 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a refreshing summer dish, served nice and cold. Perfect on a hot summer's day; however, my family loves it year-round."
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Ingredients

12 h 30 m servings 184
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Toss together the cucumbers, onion, and tomato in a large salad bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the sugar, white vinegar, balsamic vinegar, salt, and celery seed until the sugar has dissolved. Pour over the vegetables, toss again, and cover. Refrigerate for 12 hours or overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 184 calories; 0.3 46.6 1.4 0 1315 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I make this on a smaller scale. just use 2-3 cucumbers, preferrably a purple onion if I have it, a tomato and vinegar, salt, sugar (I usually use Splenda) & a small amount of salad oil. Have use...

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Not bad but very sweet. My mom has made this salad for as long as I can remember. For a more tart version cut the sugar to a pinch and the balsamic altogether.

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I make this on a smaller scale. just use 2-3 cucumbers, preferrably a purple onion if I have it, a tomato and vinegar, salt, sugar (I usually use Splenda) & a small amount of salad oil. Have use...

Very good, i love cucumber, tomatoe and onion salad, but never knew how to make it. No one ever told me to add sugar to the vinegar. Thanks!

Excellent recipe. The only thing I will do different next time is to add about 1/8 cup EVOO.

This is my new favorite summer cuke recipe! A nice change from the creamy mix. I used celery salt and some Mediterran salt. Also soaked the cukes in salt for about 20 mins. beforehand. Second ...

I detest celery seed, so I omitted it. This is a lot but the longer it sat the tastier it got.....Will make again!

This is exactly what I was looking for from my remembering my mom's tomato and cucumber salad from 40 years ago! I didn't have the celery seed so I put in a little bit of dried dill. So bright...

Not bad but very sweet. My mom has made this salad for as long as I can remember. For a more tart version cut the sugar to a pinch and the balsamic altogether.

Very good! Love the dressing. Only suggestion is to definitely peel off some of the skin of the cucumber to cut down on bitterness.

My mother always used to make this during the summer with vegetables fresh from her garden. I've been trying to recreate her recipe, this is very close, thank you!