Tomato, Cucumber and Onion Salad

Cucumber Salad, bright, refreshing and perfect for summer with red onions and ripe tomatoes! A colorful side dish that goes with any meal. Cucumber salad is especially great for cookouts!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword cucumber, cucumber salad, onion, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 85kcal
Author Dana at


  • 1 Cup Apple CIder Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup ice water fill 1/2 cup measure with ice, then add water to fill
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1/4 red onion
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Place vinegar and sugar in a small saucepot. Bring to simmer and stir until sugar is dissolved, set aside. Add the garlic and ice water.
  • Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise and place in large bowl.
  • Using a mandolin (or thinly slice by hand) slice the cucumber and onion. Place in a bowl with tomatoes, mix together.
  • Add vinegar mixture and place in refrigerator for at least an hour. Stirring every 20 minutes or so. Serve and enjoy!


The longer this sits the better! 1 hour is the absolute minimum to enjoy this.


Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 368mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.5mg