Recipe of the Week: Cucumber Tomato Salad

Over the summer we will post recipes featuring fresh ingredients that we are growing on Common Good City Farm. Check back weekly to see what we are harvesting! At the farm this week, we have an abundance of cucumbers, tomatoes, and basil. What better way to combine them than in a cool, refreshing salad? This salad is easy to prepare and combines many farm-fresh ingredients for the perfect summer side dish. Cucumber Tomato SaladRecipe by Elizabeth Packer Ingredients: 2 cucumbers, chopped 2 large tomatoes, chopped ½ onion, finely chopped 1 cup basil leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1. Mix cucumber, tomato, and onion in a bowl. 2. Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper and pour over vegetables. 3. Serve chilled.