Tomato, Cucumber and Sweet Onion Salad with Cumin Salt

Tomato, Cucumber and Sweet Onion Salad with Cumin Salt

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  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 8 servings

This cool and spicy side salad sprinkled with cumin salt pairs wonderfully with grilled meat, chicken and fish. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons coarse sea salt
  • 2-1/4 pounds tomatoes, cored and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 pound cucumbers, peeled and sliced 1/8 inch thick
  • 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Place the cumin seeds into a small skillet and toast over medium-high heat for 30 seconds until fragrant, then transfer to a spice grinder with the salt and grind the mixture until it forms a powder.
  2. Put the tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, oil and lemon juice into a bowl and top with 2 teaspoons of the cumin salt. Gently toss to combine and serve.

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