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Tomato onion and cucumber summer salad
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5 from 2 votes

Tomato, Vidalia Onion and Cucumber Summer Salad

Two of the best things about summer (well, almost summer!) are homegrown tomatoes that actually taste like tomatoes and Vidalia onions. This summer salad combines the tomatoes and onions with cucumbers and an awesome dressing. It's perfect for your Memorial Day cookout!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Chula King

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped Vidalia onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

Salad

  • 3 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
  • Romaine lettuce leaves

Instructions

Dressing

  • Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, onion, garlic, sugar, salt, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce in container of electric blender. Process on high until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. With blender on high, gradually add olive oil in a slow, steady stream. Add chopped parsley and process 5 seconds until parsley is finely chopped. Transfer to container; cover and chill. Yield: 1 cup.

Salad

  • Arrange romaine lettuce on chilled salad plates. Top with alternating tomato, cucumber, and onion slices. Drizzle with dressing.
  • Yield: 6 servings

Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 675IU | Vitamin C: 13.1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.6mg