8 Servings

Big Beans and Tomato Vinaigrette

Cool, crunchy, and a bit sweet, this salad is meant to quench the fire from all the other dishes on the table.



  • 6 Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt, plus more
  • ¼ cup unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh mint leaves (for serving





  • Toss cucumbers, onion, and 1 tsp. salt in a medium bowl. Let sit until cucumbers begin to release liquid. Gently press down on cucumbers to force out more liquid, being careful not to break apart. Remove from bowl, shaking off liquid, and place vegetables in a clean bowl. Toss with vinegar and sugar; season with salt and pepper. Top with mint.