Cucumber Tomato Salad


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Tomato and cucumber salad with red onion, paprika, black pepper and parsley. Vegan food. Diet menu. Top view. Flat lay

One spectacular side dish can liven up an otherwise mundane menu – Cucumber Tomato Salad. Try out this refreshing side dish made with fresh cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, green peppers and red onions in a special herb dressing. With a splash of crispy baked bacon and a yogurt dressing, it can be served as the main dish, especially during hot summer days. So refreshing and full of nutrients!

If you are on Keto or any other low-carb diet, be sure to check out this recipe (just 5g carbohydrates per serving!)

 

Preparing and serving time (slicing and cutting): 10-15 minutes

Calories per serving: ~100kcal

cucumber tomato salad

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced cucumbers (remove seeds)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes (cut by halves)
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper cored, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped herbs such as parsley, dill, chives or green onion
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

 

cucumber tomato salad
Tomato and cucumber salad with red onion, paprika & black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bell pepper and herbs in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt, pepper and oregano.
  3. Pour the dressing over the vegetables. Toss gently to coat. Serve. Enjoy!

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