The Best Summer Salad in 7 Steps

Ever finish your salad and your left with a bowl full of lettuce? I pick out the good stuff and eat around the lettuce, so skip it! Who says your salad needs lettuce!?

Since it’s hotter than Zac Efron in a Speedo outside, Patrick and I have been hooked on Hometeam BBQ’s tomato cucumber salad because it’s both refreshing and bursting with flavor.

Feeling ambitious, tonight I tried to *recreate* it, and tbh I got pretty damn close.

Follow these 7 steps to an easy side for any summer BBQ:

Step 1: Chop up grape tomato, red onion, cucumber and throw it in a medium bowl


Step 2: Add in feta and fresh basil


Step 3: Make the dressing by squeezing 1/2 lemon, generous pour of red wine vinegar, olive oil, pinch of salt & pepper


Step 4: If you’re feeling adventurous you can add in a pinch of sugar

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Step 5: Pour dressing over and mixIMG_5396

Step 6: Refrigerate to let marinate for 2 hours….or as long as you can wait


Step 7: Pair with a protein and enjoy!


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