Tomato Salad With Cucumbers, Arugula, And Sardines

Tomato Salad With Cucumbers, Arugula, And Sardines

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  • 1

    cucumber quartered lengthwise, and thinly sliced crosswise

  • pounds tomatoes seeded, diced

  • ½

    medium onion cut thin rings

  • ½

    cup chopped fresh Italian parsley

  • ½

    cup coarsely-chopped arugula

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh mint

  • 8

    oil-packed sardines drained, diced

  • cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2

    tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • Salt to taste

  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste

  • 2

    teaspoons grated lemon peel


Combine cucumber, tomatoes, onion, parsley, arugula, mint, and all but 2 pieces sardines in large bowl; toss to combine. Place reserved sardines in medium bowl; mash with fork until smooth. Whisk in oil and lemon juice. Season dressing with salt and pepper; mix into salad. Transfer to serving bowl; sprinkle with lemon peel. This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.


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