Tomato-Cucumber Recipes You’ll Want to Make Forever

Tomatoes and cucumbers are a match made in summer heaven! Their cool, crisp flavors and vibrant colors come together to create light and delicious dishes.

This is a timeless side dish that's perfect for barbecues, potlucks, or a light lunch. Diced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, red onion (optional), and fresh herbs like parsley, dill, or basil are tossed in a simple vinaigrette dressing. 

Take advantage of peak tomato season with this refreshing gazpacho soup. Blend together ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, red bell pepper, garlic, olive oil, and a touch of vinegar for a chilled and flavorful soup 

Top it with a drizzle of olive oil, chopped vegetables, or crusty bread for a complete meal. 

This vibrant platter is a feast for the eyes and the taste buds. Arrange sliced cucumbers and tomatoes alongside other colorful meze options like hummus, dolmas, and olives. 

Drizzle the vegetables with a creamy yogurt sauce flavored with fresh dill and mint for a delightful appetizer. 

These are just a few ideas to get you started. With these versatile ingredients, the possibilities are endless! 

Greek Salad: Add crumbled feta cheese, olives, and oregano to your tomato cucumber salad for a Greek twist. 

Salsa Fresca: Pulse chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, cilantro, and jalapeno (optional) in a food processor for a chunky salsa perfect with chips or tacos. 

Cucumber Kimchi: Spice things up with a Korean-inspired side dish. Julienne cucumbers, salt them, and then toss them with gochugaru (Korean chili flakes), garlic, ginger, and fish sauce for a delicious and spicy accompaniment. 


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