Cucumber and Tomato Summer Salad

Seasonal vegetables like cucumbers, corn and broccoli combined with bright dressings create the perfect summer side dish. These vegetable salads are a healthy and delicious make-ahead option that you'll want to bring along to every summer potluck.

15 mins + 1 hour

6 Servings

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Ingredients

How to do it

  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 English cucumber, cut into small pieces

  • 450 gram tomatoes, cut into small pieces

  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallot

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or basil

  • Whisk vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt in a large bowl.

  • Slowly pour in oil; whisk to combine.

  • Add cucumber, tomatoes and shallot and toss to combine.

  • Let stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour before serving.

  • Just before serving, stir in parsley (or basil).