This cucumber tomato salad recipe is so fresh and simple. It’s filled with cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and feta, and tossed in a lemon pepper olive oil dressing. It’s the perfect healthy summer salad for every occasion!
Cucumber Tomato Salad with Feta
This bright cucumber tomato salad is just perfect for spring and summer. It’s simple, healthy, and so delicious!
Gather up some cucumbers and cherry tomatoes, add some red onion and feta, toss it all in a lemon olive oil dressing, and you’ve got a great salad ready to go!
Serve this salad before dinner, along with appetizers, as a side dish, or as a quick lunch.
Why you’ll love this Easy Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe:
QUICK AND SIMPLE: This recipe is so easy and won’t take more than a few minutes to toss together.
HEALTHY: What could be healthier than a fresh salad filled with cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions? It’s light and packed with nutrients!
How to make Cucumber Tomato Salad
Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!
Chop and slice up all your ingredients.
Combine tomato, cucumber, onion, feta, and herbs in a bowl to make the salad.
In a separate bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to make the dressing.
When ready to serve, toss the salad with the dressing, and season to taste. Enjoy!
Can I make this ahead of time?
Don’t dress the salad until you’re ready to serve it. Salt draws moisture out of the veggies, so they’ll end up soggy the longer they sit.
What you can do ahead of time is chop up the veggies and combine the rest of the ingredients together. Keep them in a bowl covered with plastic wrap (or an airtight container) in the fridge, and add in the dressing right before serving.
Luckily this recipe won’t take long to make either way, so it’s easy to make right when you’re ready to eat it.
What kind of dressing goes with this cucumber and tomato salad?
I made a simple olive oil dressing for this salad. I didn’t want to mask the flavor of the cucumbers, tomatoes, and red onion. It’s a mix of oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil for the dressing.
Should I peel cucumbers for salad?
I recommend using English cucumbers for this salad so you don’t need to peel them!
If you use a different type of cucumber with a tough or thick skin, then go ahead and peel it first.
What should I serve it with?
This cucumber, tomato, onion, feta salad is simple enough to go with just about everything!
Here are some ideas:
I love serving it before any dinner, but it goes especially well with salmon or pasta.
This cucumber tomato salad recipe is so fresh and simple. It’s filled with cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and feta, and tossed in a lemon olive oil dressing. It’s the perfect healthy summer salad for every occasion!