Italian Cucumber Salad

Nothing reminds me of summers growing up as much as this fresh delightful salad!

Italian Tomato/Cucumber/Onion Salad


  • 2 Cucumbers
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1/2 an onion (red works the best, but other colors are good too!)
  • 1/4 C extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 C red wine or balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 C water
  • 2 tsp garlic powder or 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbspn onion powder
  • 1 tbspn italian seasoning or fresh minced basil, oregano and rosemary


  1. Peel Cucumber in stripes, then slice it on a diagonal slightly
  2. Cut tomatoes into chunks
  3. Cut onions into think rings
  4. Mix 1/4 C oil 1/8 C red wine vinegar 1/8 C water with 2 tsp Garlic powder, 2 tbspn onion powder, 1 tbspn Italian seasoning (or some mix of your own design of basil, oregano, and rosemary)
  5. Marinade in the refrigerator at least 2 hours and as much as 2 days!
  6. Serve right out of the refrigerator!

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