1. Tomato Salad with Cucumbers, Arugula, and Sardines

Tomato Salad with Cucumbers, Arugula, and Sardines

Tomato Salad with Cucumbers, Arugula, and Sardines

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 8 Vital Choice oil-packed sardines, drained and diced
  • 1/3 cup Vital Choice extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cucumber, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 ¼ pound tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • ½ medium onion, cut in thin rings
  • ½ cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped arugula
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Instructions

  1. Combine cucumber, tomatoes, onion, parsley, arugula, mint, and all but 2 pieces sardines in large bowl; toss to combine.
  2. Make dressing: Combine extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  3. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to combine. Divide between two serving plates and garnish with reserved sardines.
Serves: Serves 2