During peak tomato season, the dressing for this side salad needs just a smidge of sugar. If your tomatoes are a little on the tart side, you might want to add more sugar.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
chill:
4 hrs
stand:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Max Servings:
10
Yield:
8 to 10 side-dish servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a very large bowl combine tomatoes, garbanzo beans, cucumber, sweet pepper, cilantro, and onion; set aside.

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  • For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine oil, vinegar, salt, garlic, and sugar. Cover and shake well. Season to taste with additional sugar, if desired. Pour dressing over vegetable mixture, tossing to coat. Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours.

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  • Let vegetable mixture stand at room temperature about 15 minutes before serving. Serve alone or toss with mixed greens as a light entree. Serve with lemon wedges to squeeze over salad. Makes 8 to 10 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

134 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 419mg; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 4g; sugar 3g; protein 4g; vitamin a 1118IU; vitamin c 34mg; calcium 30mg; iron 1mg.
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