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Betty's Sliced Tomatoes with Cucumber Basil Dressing

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Sliced Tomatoes with Cucumber-Basil Dressing. This is a tasty way to use some of those fresh garden vegetables!
Ingredients
  Cucumber 1 Large, peeled, seeded, sliced thinly
  Plain yogurt 6 Ounce (3/4 cup)
  Mayonnaise 6 Ounce (3/4 cup)
  Finely chopped onion 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped garlic 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Fresh basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Ounce
  Sugar 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Coarse sea salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, sliced to 1/4 inch thick slices.
For serving
  Basil sprig 3 Medium
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl add yogurt, mayonnaise, onion, garlic, basil, milk, sugar, sea salt, lemon juice and black pepper. Mix well till combined.
2. Add the cucumber slices and continue to mix till all the slices are well coated.

SERVING
3. In a serving platter, arrange the tomato slices. Spread the cucumber dressing over them generously and serve fresh garnished with basil sprig or refrigerate till used.

TIPS
This dressing will keep in the refrigerator for 2 days.
To make this vegetarian use the eggless mayonnaise.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258 Calories from Fat 213

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.5%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g14.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.9 mg8.3%

Sodium 218 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.4%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 3 g5.1%

Vitamin A 18.1% Vitamin C 25.3%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Betty's Sliced Tomatoes With Cucumber Basil Dressing Recipe Video