Vinagrete (Brazilian Tomato Slaw)

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 servings

This refreshing combination, something like a salad-textured gazpacho, makes a fresh, piquant side for a Brazilian black bean plate.

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn


1/2 English cucumber, unpeeled, quartered and thinly sliced
5 tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup diced onions
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
1/4 cup diced green onions
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and let stand 3 hours at room temperature.

—Recipe by Crescent Dragonwagon.



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