It doesn't get easier than a cucumber and tomato summer salad! Fresh cucumber and juicy ripe tomatoes are all you need to really make this salad shine. Marinating cucumbers and tomatoes in vinegar with a touch of lemon zest infuses the dish with tangy citrus flavor. Source:, May 2020

Liv Dansky


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt in a large bowl. Slowly pour in oil; whisk to combine. Add cucumber, tomatoes and shallot and toss to combine. Let stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour or up to 2 hours before serving. Just before serving, stir in parsley (or basil). Serve with a slotted spoon.


Nutrition Facts

84 calories; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 297 mg sodium. 272 mg potassium; 5.4 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 1.1 g protein; 788 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 18 mcg folate; 19 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 16 mg magnesium;