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Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad

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This Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad is the perfect Summer salad/side dish. So easy to make with simple, fresh ingredients. We love to make this cucumber tomato salad as a snack or a simple side for whatever is on the menu for dinner. It is good with everything!

Looking for other simple sides? Check out my recipes for Greek Garden Salad and Tomato Basil Pasta Salad.

cucumber, tomato, red onion and feta salad in a white serving bowl.

This fresh Cucumber Tomato Salad is one of my go to salad recipes. It is such a tasty salad with the sliced tomatoes, cucumbers and the perfect touch of balsamic vinegar.

Feta cheese is also the best addition to this salad, it is not an over powering cheese, but the perfect, mild compliment to this simple side dish. Even my pickiest kids will eat this one, and I always consider that a win!!
tomato cucumber feta salad in a white bowl

How to Make Cucumber and Tomato Salad

I almost feel like I don’t even need to write any instructions because this salad is just that simple, anyone at any cooking level can make this simple tomato cucumber salad recipe. 

  1. Start by peeling all of the skin from the cucumbers and slice into quarters. Slice each of those quarters into smaller, bite sized pieces. Place in the salad bowl. 
  2. Slice the grape tomatoes into halves and place in the bowl with the sliced cucumbers. 
  3. Next, slice the onions into very thin slices. I like to keep them about 1 inch long and pretty thin so they aren’t so overpowering in the salad. 
  4. The last slicing you will be doing is the basil. To slice the basil, pile up a few leaves and then tightly roll them together. Take a sharp knife and slice the basil into thin strips. Add to the salad
  5. Toss all of the vegetables together until mixed

sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and basil on a wooden cutting board

Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

The balsamic dressing for this salad is so so easy. In a bowl, combine the balsamic vinegar and the olive oil and whisk together to combine. 

Pour the dressing over the cucumber and tomato salad, season with salt and pepper and toss to coat everything in the salad dressing. 

Sprinkle with the feta cheese crumbles and keep the salad cold until ready to serve. 

tomato cucumber salad in a white bowl

How to Make Cucumber Salad Ahead

To make this salad ahead, combine the cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and dressing. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just before serving add the basil and feta cheese. I would not make this more than 24 hours in advance of when you will be serving. 

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container. 

What to serve with Tomato and Cucumber Salad

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Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad

This Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad is the perfect Summer salad/side dish. So easy to make with simple, fresh ingredients.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Salad
Keyword: Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 62kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine the tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and basil. Toss to combine.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Pour over the vegetables and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat all in the dressing.
  • Sprinkle with feta cheese, serve chilled

Notes

*You can use any type of fresh tomato in this salad

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg
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cucumber tomato basil salad in a white bowl with a wooden like backroud

This Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad is the perfect Summer salad/side dish. So easy to make with simple, fresh ingredients.

 

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