|Vine ripened tomatoes||2 Pound, finely diced|
|Cucumbers||2 , peeled and finely diced|
|V8 juice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Onion||1⁄2 , finely diced (Preferably Walla Walla Sweet)|
|Green bell pepper||1 , cored, seeded and finely diced|
|Loosely packed cilantro leaves||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic cloves||2 Large, minced|
|Freshly squeezed lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
COMBINE THE TOMATOES, cucumbers, V-8 juice, onion, green pepper, cilantro, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, and lemon juice in a large, nonreactive bowl.
Season to taste with salt and pepper, cover, and chill until ready to serve, preferably at least 4 hours.