Spicy Cucumber Tomato Salad


  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1 large ripe tomato, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3┬átsp kosher salt
  • dash of black pepper
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1 or 2 tsp hot red pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Peel the cucumbers and cut into halves lenghwise.
  • Scrape out the seeds.
  • Chop the cucumbers coarsely and mix with the tomatoes and salt.
  • Allow to stand for 10 minutes, the drain thoroughly.
  • Toss with lime juice, olive oil, garlic and hot peppers.
  • Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper if desired.

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