The Bikini Chef® Side Dish
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 15 mins
This vegetarian friendly side dish is perfect served chilled during hot summer days or use as a topping for yummy grilled burgers and chicken panini.
1 small English cucumber, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 2 cups)
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved (about 1 cup)
1/4 cup mild radishes, thinly sliced
3 tbsp red onion, minced
3 tbsp fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Place the cucumber, tomatoes, radishes, onion and basil in a bowl.
Combine the vinegar, oil, sugar, salt and pepper to taste in a small dish.
Add the vegetables.
Use your hands to toss until well mixed.
This can be made several hours ahead and refrigerated.
Before serving, drain off excess liquid and toss in basil leaves.
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