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Green Pepper Tomato Salad

My mother has made this tasty salad for as long as I can remember. It's no surprise that this recipe has worked its way into my hand-written "Most Used Recipes" book. --Lili Hill of Athens, Georgia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green pepper, celery and onion. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir into tomato mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, stirring several times. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 34 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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  • kathleenheine
    Jan 12, 2013

    Great taste and simple!

  • kafaughn
    Oct 22, 2011

    No comment left

  • twodogs16
    Oct 17, 2011

    It was a different way to make a tomato salad, the vinegar an sugar was a nice mix of teste to the dish.

  • ellenpatron
    Jan 4, 2010

    This salad is just simply perfect. It is an easy go-to recipe that is best when tomatoes are in season. I go to it even when they are not just to have something tasty, fresh, healthy and simple.