Cucumber Tomato Salad

This cucumber tomato salad is the best refreshing bite to serve as a side, salad, or appetizer on a hot day. It's made with a super simple lemon dressing, fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and fresh herbs.

  • Author: Salima Benkhalti
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad, Side Dish, Snack
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Moroccan, American
  • Diet: Vegan


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 4 Persian cucumbers, sliced thinly
  • ½ red onion, sliced thinly
  • your favorite fresh herbs to garnish (basil, parsley, dill, etc.)


  1. In a medium sized bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. To the bowl add sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onion. Toss to coat with the dressing and serve topped with your favorite fresh herbs and a drizzle of olive oil.

Keywords: cucumber tomato salad