Lettuce Tomato Cucumber Salad
August 27, 2018 - 1 Comments
This delicious lettuce tomato cucumber salad has a special place on our menu, as the roots of this salad recipe come from Poland, the country I was born in. The mixture is refreshing, delicious in taste, and very easy to make. Not to mention that it is pretty affordable too. My family loves all kinds of Cucumber tomato salads, but this one is being served on our table on a regular basis. Perhaps a massive factor for us to explore this particular recipe is the fact that we also grow essential ingredients for the salad in our garden.
Healthy ingredients required for this salad are;
Tomato (We usually use tomato on a vine, but we have made this salad with different kind of tomatoes, including cherry tomatoes, beefsteak, and many others.)
Cucumber (We go for either English cucumber, Boston cucumber or whatever cucumber we grow this season. Seedless is probably the best choice.)
Red onion (We love red onion in this salad, the onion goes so good with tomatoes and cucumbers, this is a match made in heaven I would say.)
Salt and pepper (At times we use Vegeta seasoning as a salt replacement and to add a bit of different taste to the salad.)
Sour cream (If you do not want use sour cream you can always use olive oil or balsamic vinaigrette dressing.)
How to make lettuce tomato cucumber salad?
Steps are incredibly effortless, and it takes only a few minutes to have this salad ready and served along with your dinner. That is essential information if you have hungry kiddos at the table demanding food. 🙂
Wash your vegetables thoroughly, dice cucumbers into chunks, (don’t make them too small, unless you have small children then obviously dice into smaller pieces.) Dice your tomatoes into the same size. Chop red onion into small pieces. Combine all ingredients in a salad bowl add the spices and dress with sour cream or dressing of your choice.
The result is fantastic, take a look at this delicious salad!
This creamy cucumber tomato salad goes best with;
- Dinners that have potatoes served as a side,
- Beef and pork dishes,
This is an authentic Eastern European traditional cucumber tomato salad that my mom served on our table when I was a little boy, and now I serve this salad to my own children keeping the tradition going!
Can I make this salad without lettuce?
Absolutely, you can make cucumber tomato salad or cucumber tomato avocado salad following the same exact steps. Avocado and sour cream go great together so please feel free to experiment and enjoy!
How many calories in lettuce tomato cucumber salad?
This salad contains only 38 calories per serving, so if you are on a diet trying to shed some weight, this is an ideal salad for you. I would maybe substitute sour cream for olive oil.
This beautiful salad bowl is ready to be consumed, enjoy! We recommend putting the salad in a fridge for a few minutes before serving as it tastes best that way.
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Lettuce tomato cucumber salad. Easy to make, delicious, and affordable to prepare! Made out of fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion. Garnished with healthy dill, and diced scallions.
- 2 small Tomato on vine
- 1 medium Cucumber English or Boston
- 1 tsp Black pepper Freshly ground
- 1 tsp Salt or Vegeta seasoning
- 1 tbsp Red onion Diced
- 1 tbsp Sour cream
Wash veggies thoroughly. Dice cucumber, tomato into chunks. Chop red onion into small pieces.
Combine diced vegetables in a bowl. Add freshly ground pepper, salt or vegeta seasoning.
Add sour cream, and mix everything well. Let it cool down in the fridge and enjoy your salad.