Tomato-Cucumber Salad with Basil Dressing

Tomato-Cucumber Salad with Basil Dressing
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

Celebrate the end of summer with this fresh tomato-cucumber salad with basil dressing.


  • 3 beefsteak tomatoes, cored, each cut into 8 wedges

  • 1 English cucumber, peeled, quartered lengthwise

  • 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar

  • Salt and ground pepper

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil


  1. Cut each tomato wedge into four pieces; cut cucumber into 3/4-inch chunks. In a bowl, whisk vinegar with 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, oil, and basil. Add tomatoes and cucumber; toss gently.

Cook's Notes

If you make this salad ahead of time, add the basil just before serving.

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