Elaine Walker, Salads

Minted Cucumber in Tomato Halves

1 large tomato
1/2 c. cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1-1/2 T. fresh lemon juice
1 T minced fresh mint

Halve tomato horizontally. Gently squeeze out seeds. Scoop out pulp with a spoon and set aside in small bowl. Sprinkle shells with salt. Invert onto wire rack for an hour to drain.

Mix together chopped pulp, cucumber, lemon juice and mint. Refrigerate for an hour.

Drain cucumber mixture. Spoon into tomato halves and serve.