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Fire and Ice Tomatoes
From Farm Where Life is Good
<p>Cayenne pepper provides the “fire” and cooling cucumbers provide the “ice” in this simple but well-seasoned Southern (meets Northern) side dish.</p>Source: Cooking.com (Entered by Lara Rasmussen Anderson)
5 tomatoes, slicers cut in wedges
1 medium onion, sliced thinkly 1/2 moons
3/4 cup white vinegar
6 Tbsp sugar
1/4 cup water
1 Tbsp mustard seed
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 cucumber, sliced 1/2 moons
Step by Step Instructions
- In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes and onion; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, sugar, water, mustard seed and cayenne. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute.
- Pour over tomatoes and onion; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Add cucumber; toss to coat. Refrigerate overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon.
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