Simple and sweet, refreshing and tasty. This delicious take on cucumber and tomato salad will hit the spot, without all the frills of a fancy recipe.


1/2 cucumber, sliced lengthwise into 8 pieces and then diced
1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
1 tbs pine nuts, toasted
1 tbs fresh basil, ribboned
1 tsp olive oil
juice of 1/2 a lime
salt & pepper to taste


Prepare the tomato and cucumber. Toast the pine nuts on a pan at medium heat until fragrant. Ribbon the basil by bunching up a few pieces and slicing into thin strips. Whisk the olive oil, lime juice, and salt & pepper, toss with all the ingredients. Makes one serving.