Tomato Cucumber Salad with Sweet Onions

This sweet and tangy salad will be your go-to recipe all summer long. Delicious in-season tomatoes, cucumbers, and sweet onions come together in this simple dish perfect for any cookout or family picnic. Recipe and photography by Jodi Danen of Create Kids Club.

  • 2 cucumbers, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • ½ sweet onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • basil for garnish, if desired
  1. Add cucumbers, tomatoes, and onion to a serving bowl.
  2. To a small mixing bowl add red wine vinegar, sugar, oil, water, salt, pepper, and garlic. Mix well.
  3. Pour dressing onto cucumber mixture, stir well.
  4. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.

If you like this recipe, try our Spinach Tomato Avocado Salad with Sweet Onions!

Prep Time

15 minutes