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Tomato Cucumber Salad

A simple salad with tomatoes, cucumber and onions makes for a delicious healthy summer side.
Course Salad, Sides
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Vegetable
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low Sugar, Low-Carb, Low-Fat, Pescatarian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 serving


  • 125 grams red onion (~1/2 medium onion)
  • 250 grams cucumber (~3 small cucumbers)
  • 300 grams tomatoes (~3 tomatoes)
  • 15 grams parsley (~1 handful)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt


  1. As far as a day in advance, cut the onion into bite-size squares. Soak them in a bowl of water in the refrigerator for up to a day, changing the water a few times in between.
  2. When you're ready to make the salad, drain and dry the onions with paper towels.
  3. Chop the cucumbers and tomatoes into bite size pieces and add them into a bowl along with the onions, parsley, lemon juice and salt.
  4. Toss to distribute everything evenly and serve immediately.