This refreshingly delicious salad is just perfect on a hot summer’s day. For more summer recipes, visit Mindy's most recent post on her Meals on Heels Blog.
Prepared in 20 minutes or less
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 pound seedless cucumbers, cut into discs
1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
3 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced
5 Roma tomatoes, cut into wedges
2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice, divided into 2 portions
4 tbs extra virgin olive oil, divided into 2 portions
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1/2 bunch of chives, cut into match-stick size pieces
1/4 cup fresh tarragon leaves, chopped
1/4 bunch fresh dill, chopped
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped
Combine sliced onion with red wine vinegar in a small bowl. Set aside for 15-20 minutes. Drain.
Gently toss with your hands the marinated onions, cucumbers, garlic, tomatoes, fresh lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Transfer to a serving platter. Add fresh herbs and remaining half of lime juice and olive oil to the large bowl. Season to taste. Toss. Pile the herb mixture atop salad. Serve immediately.