Cucumber Summer Salad

This Cucumber Salad makes for the perfect summer salad.

It’s light and refreshing, and bursting with flavor.

I have my husband to thank for creating this salad after he was inspired by how I dressed some plain cucumbers one day.

This salad can be added to another salad or eaten alone or with your favorite cut of fresh fish. It’s a delightful blend of cooling, water filled veggies (fruits) that you’ll want to pile high.

Cucumber Summer Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish, Snack



  • 1 large cucumber diced
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatos diced or halved
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1/3 red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds optional


  • 3/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • pinch sea salt
  • pinch black pepper


  • Peel the cucumber (optional) and dice into cubes. Add to a medium sized bowl.
  • Cut the tomatoes in halves or quarters, add to the bowl with cucumbers.
  • Remove the seeds from the pepper and cut and dice into small pieces. Add to the bowl.
  • Dice the onion and add it to the bowl.
  • Add the sunflower seeds. (optional)
  • Measure the oil, vinegar, and balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper and add to the bowl with the salad. Toss gently to mix the salad with the dressing. Serve or chill and serve.



Hi, I'm Melissa

Hi, I'm Melissa

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