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.

Liv Dansky
Source:, May 2020


Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 hr 15 mins


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; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 5.4g 2% DV; dietary fiber 1.3g 5% DV; sugars 3.1g; fat 7g 11% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; vitamin a iu 788IU 16% DV; vitamin c 14.1mg 24% DV; folate 17.9mcg 5% DV; calcium 19.2mg 2% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 16.2mg 6% DV; potassium 271.6mg 8% DV; sodium 296.7mg 12% DV.