Cucumber Tomato Salad

Health Benefits

A tomato and cucumber salad can be rich in essential nutrients, such as potassium and vitamin C, and this kind of tomato and cucumber salad can also help you lose weight. To promote weight loss, also consider the remainder of your diet.


  • 1 medium tomato, cut into 6 slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 -1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  • On 2 salad plates, arrange tomato slices in a circle, slightly overlapping. Top with cucumber. Sprinkle salt over tomatoes and cucumber.
  • In small bowl, mix basil, lemon peel and sugar; sprinkle over salads. Drizzle with vinegar. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.