Fastest Cucumber Tomato Salad Easy Recipe

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Fastest Cucumber Tomato Salad

Jeff Baygents
This is often a marinated cucumber salad you'll get in a restaurant. It's one of the easiest recipes to make and uses common ingredients.
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Prep 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 4
Calories 106kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1 large cucumber (about 8-inches)
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 medium purple onion (or sweet onion)
  • ½ cup Italian dressing (or Zesty Italian dressing or Balsamic dressing)

Instructions
 

  • Although not normally done, you can optionally peel part or all of the cucumber.
  • Using about ¼-inch thicknesses, slice the cucumber and put into salad bowl.
  • Cut the ends off the tomatoes. Slice it to have about ½-inch thicknesses. Then, quarter each slice into 4 pieces each and add into salad bowl.
  • Cut the ends off the onion and peel it. Slice it to have about ½-inch thicknesses. Then , separate each slice into individual rings, and put into salad bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss to coat the pieces.
  • Refrigerate to marinate for a few hours (or overnight), or serve immediately.

Notes

You can opt to cut the cucumber and onion rings into smaller, bite-sized pieces, as is depicted in the images.  Also, you can double the dressing if you’re going to let it set in the fridge to marinate for a few hours or overnight.

Nutrition

Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 376mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg

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This particular salad uses 3 fresh vegetables that are rich in healthy nutrients. It’s dressing most commonly used is of a vinegar and oil base, such as Italian. It’s great with Zesty Italian, Balsamic Italian, and a few others. You can make your own dressing, as well but this is the fastest method by using an already made Italian dressing. Here’s a link to some good reviewed salad dressing containers.

Regarding flavor, it definitely tastes more flavorful if it’s allowed to marinate overnight or, for at least a couple of hours. This will salad will typically last up to 3 days in the fridge. We often will make extra and then, have it again a couple of evenings later.

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Cucumber Tomato Salad Easy Recipe bite-sized pieces
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Cutting tomatoes for cucumber salad
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