Quantcast

Simple Summer Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Don't let this simple salad fool you – it may be simple but it's also incredibly refreshing and delicious. It makes the perfect side at a summer barbecue!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup

  • Calories 70
  • Carbohydrate 4 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Fat 5.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Dietary Fiber 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 5 mg
  • Potassium 275 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 large cucumber, peeled and cut in half
10.5 ounces cherry tomatoes, cut in half

Dressing
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Pinch salt (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut each cucumber half in half and slice into large chunks. Place the cucumber in a salad bowl with the cherry tomatoes.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Pour the dressing over the cucumbers and tomatoes and serve.


MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Verify that the ingredients that you are using are gluten-free and this dish can be gluten-free.

Budget-Friendly Meals

Usually, produce is at its lowest price when it is in season. Here are some tasty meals that include a variety of seasonal and budget-friendly foods.

See Meal Plan

How Many Calories?

Calculate the number of calories you should eat each day to maintain your present body weight:

Please select an option before you continue.
Calculate My Calories

I don't do any physical activity other than what I need to do for my usual activities, such as going to work or school, grocery shopping, or doing chores around the house.

I do some moderate exercise every day in addition to doing my usual activities. For example, I walk about 1.5 to 3 miles a day at about 3 to 4 miles an hour. Or I do something else that's moderately active.

I am very active every day in addition to doing my usual activities. For example, I walk more than 3 miles a day at about 3 to 4 miles an hour. Or I do something else that's very active.

How Many Calories?

This number estimates how many calories you should eat per day to keep your body weight where it is now.

If you want to lose weight, you may need fewer calories. You should talk with your health care team for more personalized recommendations, but this calculator can help to get you started.

Calculate My Calories

*Estimates are rounded to the nearest 200 calories. An individual's calorie needs may be higher or lower than these average estimates. Developed from the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Find More Recipes