Betty's Sliced Tomatoes with Cucumber Basil Dressing

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Sep. 11, 2013

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!


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



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.


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.


This dressing will keep in the refrigerator for 2 days.

To make this vegetarian use the eggless mayonnaise.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 258Calories from Fat 213

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 218 mg9.08%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet