Tomato and Cucumber Salad

5 from 3 votes
Servings: 4 -6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Tomato and Cucumber Salad: the easiest and the simplest 3-veggie plus a dressing salad that will wow the crowd. This salad is a lifesaver for any last minute or unexpected guests.


Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 lb or 4 medium red tomatoes
  • 3 small cucumbers or 1 English cucumber
  • 1 small yellow sweet onion

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons grapeseed or sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste


  1. Wash, paper towel pat dry tomatoes and cucumbers. Cut 1 lb tomatoes into about 1” pieces. Place them into a large bowl. Cut 3 small cucumbers into half and slice about 1-2” thick and add to the bowl with tomatoes. Cut 1 small yellow onion in half and thinly slice. Add to the bowl with salad. In a small bowl, combine and mix well: 3 tbsps grapeseed oil, 1 tbsp distilled white vinegar, 1/2 tsp table salt and 1/8 tsp ground black pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving and stir well with a spoon. Add more salt and pepper to taste if desired. Serve the salad with mashed potatoes or potato wedges, meatballs or any piece of meat. Enjoy!!