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Cucumber Tomato Salad with Tequila Vinaigrette

Cucumber tomato salad recipe combines fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions tossed with a tangy vinaigrette of tequila, olive oil, lime juice, and cilantro.
Servings 4 people
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 pound tomatoes
  • 1 pound cucumbers
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced red oinions

For the tequila vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro plus more for garnish

Instructions

For the salad:

  • Slice the tomatoes and cucumbers. Toss with red onions in a large bowl. Set aside.

For the tequila vinaigrette:

  • In a large bowl, combine vinaigrette ingredients. Whisk until vinaigrette is thoroughly combined and emulsified.
  • Pour vinaigrette over the salad. For best result, cover salad and refridgerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with additional cilantro if desired.