Garden Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Prep Time

15 minutes

Prep Notes

Make this salad in the summertime when cucumbers and tomatoes are in peak season.  It will taste best then.




3 medium cucumbers, ¾” dice

1t. kosher salt

1 medium sweet yellow onion, ¼” dice

4-5 Roma tomatoes, seeded and ¾ “ dice

1 bunch of Italian parsley, leaves only, chopped

1T. fresh dill, chopped


¼ cup red wine vinegar

3T. extra virgin olive oil

1t. freshly ground black pepper

1t. kosher salt


Mix cucumbers and 1 t. kosher salt and let rest for 1 hour.  Rinse and pat dry.  Then toss with onions, tomatoes ,parsley and dill.  Whisk together dressing ingredients and toss with salad. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours before serving to let the flavors meld.  Taste to adjust the seasoning.


  Enjoy the bounty of the garden!!  For an added treat, top each serving of the salad with a sprinkle of crumbled feta cheese! 


Prairie Health Companion