This salad is healthy and loaded with flavor. Cucumber Tomato Salad is perfect for a light lunch or to bring to a potluck or brunch. This salad was inspired by flavors from the garden. This recipe is perfect for lunch when you want something a little on the lighter side. This recipe is naturally low carb and gluten free, perfect for any diet.
Cucumber Tomato Salad Recipe
During the week I make an effort to try and eat salads as much as possible. I’m always trying to switch up my salads because I can get pretty tired of them. That’s when I rely on inspiration for new recipes.
This recipe came about because of my love for fresh and delicious flavors from the garden. I was walking through the produce isle when inspiration came to me for this salad. The flavors in this salad are the perfect blend of salty and sweet. The dressing for this salad is a perfect marriage to bring the salad together.
What to Serve with Cucumber Tomato Salad
Cucumber Salad is a great side dish and light lunch. I will share with you a few of my favorite ideas.
- Baked Chicken Parmesan
- BBQ Chicken Pizza
- Creamy Pesto Chicken
- Grilled Chicken or Steak
- Creamy Cajun Chicken
- Or check out any of my baked chicken recipes here!
This should get you started on a great easy and delicious meal! If you have another favorite way to serve this, let me know in the comments. I would love to try it out next time I make it!
How to Make Cucumber Tomato Salad
This salad comes together super quick. The hardest part is chopping up the vegetables. But since this salad only has 3 vegetables it should be super quick. Simply cut up your tomatoes, cucumber and dice your onion. Mix up the ingredients for the dressing in a separate bowl and drizzle over top. Mix well and enjoy!
Is this recipe gluten free?
YES! This recipe is naturally gluten free, just make sure you check all your labels before you use the items.
Can I use other tomatoes?
Yes, you could use cherry tomatoes or any other tomatoes you desire. I just like the taste of Roma tomatoes and so that’s what I prefer.
How long can I keep this salad in the refrigerator?
You can keep this salad in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2-3 days. I feel like this salad is even better the second day because the flavors have marinated a little.
I hope that you get a chance to try thisClassic Cucumber Tomato Salad, and that you love it as much as I do!
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Classic Cucumber Tomato Salad
- 1.5 lb English cucumber
- 1/5 lb Roma Tomatoes seeded (6-8)
- 1 red onion
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- Cut the cucumbers and tomatoes in half and remove the seeds. Cut each into roughly 1" chunks. Finely slice the red onion into half moons and combine all of the vegetables in a large bowl.
- Whisk together the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper and then pour over the veggies and toss to coat.
- Refrigerate for 1 hour to overnight, then toss and serve chilled. Enjoy!
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)