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Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad

This cucumber tomato feta salad is bursting with fresh flavor and lots of feta cheese! The dressing is super simple and adds the perfect flavor to this healthy low carb side. 

Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe in glass bowl

I am the biggest proponent of trying new foods and also re-trying foods you don’t really like. 

Taste buds change, people!

Keep giving those veggies you think you hate a try, because one day, you might just love it.

That’s cucumbers for me – I hated them in any form other than a pickle up until about 2 years ago and now I could just eat a whole cucumber plain. Obsessed.

This cucumber tomato salad is my latest way to scarf as many cucumbers in a day as possible. 😉 The salad itself if fresh and crisp and juicy all in one go and the dressing is totally simple with just olive oil, vinegar, and some fresh herbs. 

cucumber tomato salad on white plate

This cucumber and tomato salad makes my heart sing.

Plus, it’s crisp, cool and refreshing when you serve it up for dinner on a hot night!

How to make cucumber and tomato salad: 

sliced cucumbers on wooden cutting board

You’ll start by chopping your cucumbers. I recommend using English cucumbers because they’re easier to digest (meaning: they won’t make you burp so much, haha) due to their thinner peel. You can peel your cucumbers as well, though I never do for this recipe.

Add in some halved grape tomatoes, thinly sliced red onion, and a generous handful (or two!) of crumbled feta. 

ingredients for cucumber tomato feta salad

Let’s be honest – the chunks of feta are the pieces everyone wants most! 😉 

Next, drizzle the cucumber and tomato salad with a little olive oil and red wine vinegar. Toss the salad, taste, and add salt as needed.

This recipe is seriously so easy and it’s perfect for a hot summer night!

Serve this cucumber tomato feta salad with steak bites or  breaded baked pork chops

cucumber and tomato salad recipe

What does feta cheese taste like?

Feta is a bold and tangy cheese with a salty flavor. It’s made from sheep or goat’s milk and it’s soft and crumbly.

If you don’t have or like feta, you can substitute queso fresco. It’s a more mild cheese with a similar texture.

I love the pop of salty flavor and soft texture it brings to any salad.

cucumber and tomato salad recipe in glass bowl

More summer recipes to try: 

German Cucumber Salad: Cucumber lovers, you must try this one!

Keto Coleslaw: This is my mama’s famous recipe!

Lobster Roll Avocado: Does it get better than this? 

Cauliflower Potato Salad: You won’t miss the potatoes – promise!

Broccoli Salad with Bacon: Loaded with chunks of cheddar and crispy fried bacon!

Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe on white plate

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cucumber and tomato salad recipe in glass bowl

Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad

Loaded with fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, and crumbled feta cheese, this salad is perfect for a hot summer night!

Yield 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 6 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the cucumbers in half length-wise and then chop into 1/2 in chunks. Add to a large mixing bowl with the tomatoes, red onion, and feta.
  2. Sprinkle with the parsley and dill and drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar.
  3. Toss to coat the mixture in the dressing and then salt to taste.
  4. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Notes

You may use 1 teaspoon dried dill in place of fresh, if needed.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 255mgCarbohydrates: 5gNet Carbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 3g

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8 thoughts on “Cucumber Tomato Feta Salad”

  1. My second batch today.. I did add some black olives today only because I didn’t have enough feta. This recipe is the perfect blend! Thank you!

  2. I surely want to try this recipe, if time permits I will before the week ends.
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. I wish I had tomatoes…I want this SO badly now! Can’t wait to try it. Thank you!

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