Sunday, July 2, 2017

Tomato, Cucumber and Blue Cheese Salad #SundaySupper

Welcome to Sunday Supper.  I haven't had an opportunity to participate with this great group for a few  weeks and I am happy to be back today.

This week's party we are celebrating Independence Day with recipes that are Red, White and Blue. You will find tons of great ideas for your celebration on Tuesday, the 4th of July.

I have shared several great patriotic recipes in the past including:


This great fruit salad




This trifle

and


This pie

Today I decided to share something savory as I hadn't yet done that.  This isn't so much a recipe as a composed salad, using tomatoes for the red, peeled cucumbers for the white and blue cheese for the blue.  


Season with some salt and pepper, drizzle with some good olive oil (I used basil infused) and some aged balsamic vinegar.  You have a quick, easy and delicious side dish for whatever you are serving up for your Independence Day get together.  


Check out all the other great Red White and Blue creations following these simple instructions for my salad.

Tomato, Cucumber and Blue Cheese Salad

2 Tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 English Cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
2 oz. Blue Cheese crumbles
salt and pepper, to taste
extra virgin olive oil, to taste
aged balsamic vinegar, to taste

Arrange the tomatoes, cucumber and cheese on a platter in the order listed from left to right.  Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with the oil and vinegar.  Serve at room temperature. Print Recipe

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14 comments:

  1. Your salad looks so delicious!! It's one of my favorites! Have a beautiful Holida!!

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  2. I always have trouble thinking of blue foods other than blueberries, so blue cheese was such a great twist.

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  3. Oh, boy, this tomato salad sounds divine! Love that it's red, white and blue!!!

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  4. Yum! So many delicious patriotic dishes to try!

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    1. I know Ellen, I can hardly wait to get started.

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  5. Balsamic vinegar is the best companion to all things salad...Your other assortment of patriotic looks like the perfect way to celebrate the 4th, too!

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