Tomato salad with cucumbers and cheese

Simple recipe for vegetable salad with sour cream and cheese! Fresh vegetable salad is always easy, healthy and delicious! If you add cheese and sour cream to the vegetables, you will get a full-fledged dish, which may well be served as an independent one. Or as a very satisfying salad with meat or fish!
Natalia TsybulskayaAuthor avatar
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Composition / ingredients

Translation table of volumetric measures
Nutrients and energy value of the composition of the recipe
By weight of the composition:
Proteins 14 % 1 g
Fats 29 % 2 g
Carbohydrates 57 % 4 g
38 kcal
GI: 100 / 0 / 0

Step-by-step cooking

Cooking time: 20 min
  1. Step 1:

    Step 1.

    Prepare all the necessary products. The key to a delicious vegetable salad is the right vegetables. Of course, it is best to use fresh seasonal tomatoes and cucumbers, but even in the off-season it is quite realistic to find good tomatoes and cucumbers. Choose tomatoes by smell, - they should smell like tomatoes, - be a bright saturated color. Large tomatoes and cherries, both medium and small, are suitable for this salad. Cucumbers, I recommend buying a small ra

  2. Step 2:

    Step 2.

    Also, cucumbers must be elastic to the touch and smell fresh. Wash the cucumbers well. It is best to use hot water, using a special brush and means for washing vegetables. Then dry the cucumbers, cut off the buttocks and cut them in any convenient way. I cut it into half circles. But any other slicing is also quite suitable.

  3. Step 3:

    Step 3.

    Tomatoes are also very well washed, remove the stalk and cut as you like. I cut tomatoes into slices, but you can also cut them into cubes or in any other convenient way.

  4. Step 4:

    Step 4.

    Mix vegetables, add chopped garlic. I usually pass the clove through the press, but you can also chop the garlic with a knife or grate it on a fine grater.

  5. Step 5:

    Step 5.

    Add salt to the salad. You may also want to pepper it or add some other spices. Or maybe you prefer fresh greens? it is quite suitable for this salad: wash it well and chop it.

  6. Step 6:

    Step 6.

    Add grated cheese. It can be hard or semi-hard cheese, mozzarella or even cheese with mold is also suitable. In the latter case, you can break it with your hands into small pieces.

  7. Step 7:

    Step 7.

    Season the salad with sour cream. Choose natural sour cream, without milk fat substitute, any degree of fat content from 10 to 30%. Of course, you can replace sour cream with mayonnaise, but this is much less useful.

  8. Step 8:

    Step 8.

    Mix the salad, put it in a salad bowl. Serve it to the table as a salad or even as an independent dish. Bon appetit!

Caloric content of the products possible in the composition of the dish

  • Tomatoes - 23   kcal/100g
  • Fresh cucumbers - 15   kcal/100g
  • Sour cream of 30% fat content - 340   kcal/100g
  • Sour cream of 25% fat content - 284   kcal/100g
  • Sour cream with 20% fat content - 210   kcal/100g
  • Sour cream of 10% fat content - 115   kcal/100g
  • Sour cream - 210   kcal/100g
  • Garlic - 143   kcal/100g
  • Salt - 0   kcal/100g

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