This Cucumber Tomato Salad literally takes 10 minutes to make. Cucumber Tomato Salad is a wonderful, healthy, fresh salad to serve at your next summer BBQ!
I wait with great anticipation for July. My tomatoes from the garden are red, ripe, juicy and so very flavorful! By the time the weather gets hot enough here to be in the 70’s at night, (which is what ripens the tomatoes) I already have harvested lots of cucumbers.
This easy summer salad is one of my favorites to serve at all those summer BBQ’s. There is nothing much easier or healthier, either.
What Vinegar to Use in Cucmber Tomato Salad?
You can use a variety of vinegars for this salad. Balsamic is fantastic. Red wine vinegar, apple cider vinegar, champagne vinegar are all great too! I usually mix it up and make this Cucumber Tomato Salad with a different one each time I make it. Each vinegar adds a different depth of flavor to the salad. It is light and refreshing!
Easy Summer Salads for your next BBQ!
Looking for other great summer salads for your next BBQ? Try My Mom’s Potato and Egg Salad, or Macaroni Salad with Tuna. This Pea Salad is another easy and delicious Spring/ Summer salad as is this BLT Pasta Salad!
Make this 10 minute Cucumber Tomato Salad for your next BBQ and let me know what you think! Thanks for stopping by and have fun cooking!
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Cucumber Tomato Summer Salad
- 3 medium, very ripe tomatoes, sliced
- 1 large or 2 small cucumbers, sliced
- 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 tsp fresh dill, chopped
- 2 tbsp vinegar balsamic, apple cider, white wine, red wine or champagne
- 1/4 c olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Prepare vegetables. Add to bowl.
- Mix dressing thoroughly. Add a little at a time to vegetables and toss to coat. If you have any leftover dressing save it for your next salad
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