A pinner says: Stopped buying the jar stuff once I tasted this homemade salsa. Simple and delicious: Chop 5-6 Roma tomatoes,1 small onion and 1/2 cup fresh Cilantro. Mince 2 seeded Serrano or Jalapeño peppers and 1 clove of garlic. Add 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice and salt and peper to taste. Mix everything together and let sit overnight for flavors to meld.
Virginia's Pickled Vegetables ~T~ cucumber, red onion, carrots, cauliflower florets, green beans, okra, white vinegar, sugar, kosher salt, garlic, mustard seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns and small red peppers. You could really use the bounty of your garden for this. Add or subtract what you like or don't, but make these because they are that good.
Marinated Cucumbers, Onions, and Tomatoes 3 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges 1/2 cup vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper 1/4 cup oil Combine ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
Cucumber Salad In a bowl, combine 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup diced cucumber, 1/2 cup diced tomato, 1/4 chopped avocado, 1/8 tsp sea salt, a pinch of black pepper. The Skinny 145 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated), 13 g carbs, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein"