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Cucumber Tomato Salad

A southern picnic and hot-weather healthy dinner staple: Marinated cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions make a delicious Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: cucumber tomato salad
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Marianne


  • 4 vine-ripened tomatoes cut into ½" chunks
  • 2 cucumbers cut into ½" chunks
  • ½ large Vidalia onion or yellow / Spanish onion. sliced very thinly

For the Cucumber Tomato Salad Dressing

  • 1 cup cider vinegar or distilled / white vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt


  • Whisk the dressing ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add the tomatoes, cucumber, and onions to the bowl and toss to coat.
  • Let sit for at least an hour before serving, although it's best if left overnight in the fridge and then served chilled.