Tomato, Cucumber, and Onion Salad
Right now is peak harvest season in most of the Northern hemisphere. Garden fresh vegetables are the best! Fresh veggies from a farmers market are a close second. Fruits and vegetables in supermarkets are usually picked before they're ripe, and aged for a while. They also spray some produce with preservative wax and/or growth inhibitors. Fresh, vine ripe, and organic is what the human body needs.
Cucumbers and tomatoes are both vine fruit. The definition of a fruit is the seed producing edible part of a plant. Onions are a root vegetable, and they're a bit more difficult to grow. Vinegar and olive oil are both natural preservatives. Salt also acts as a preservative by removing the water in the vegetables which makes mold harder to form. I called everything vegetables because in a salad, that's what they are.
3 plum tomatoes
1 small red onion
A splash of red wine vinegar
A splash of extra virgin olive oil
Slice the tomatoes, cucumber, and onion like shown in the video and thumbnail.
Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix.
It's that easy!
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