Hey friends!  I hope you’re having a great summer.  I know I’ve been missing for a while and I’m so sorry.  Life took over and challenged me with some big events.  I’ll share that story shortly but in the mean time, if you are looking for a delicious salad that’s loaded with all the fresh flavors of summer…well, here it is!
Tomato Cucumber Summer Salad | A Southern Soul
I made this dish a few weeks ago for a big event in our neighborhood and I served it at our 4th of July celebration.  Both times it was a huge hit.  It’s simple, beautiful and is perfect for outdoor dining.  I hope you’ll head out to your local farmers market and pick up some vine ripe tomatoes, fresh cucumbers & onions and make this incredible fresh summer salad!
Cucumber & Onion Refrigerator Pickles | A Southern Soul

Tomato Cucumber Summer Salad

This tomato and cucumber salad is the perfect blend of summer tastes.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com

Ingredients

  • 3 - 4 large tomatoes - sliced
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (I marinated the feta in olive oil & red pepper flakes for extra taste)
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves - cut into strips
  • 1 cup Cucumber and Onion Refrigerator Pickles
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • fresh cracked pepper

Instructions

  • Layer sliced tomatoes on a large platter.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Using a large fork or tongs, gently drain cucumbers & onion pickles then spread down middle of tomatoes.
  • Crumble feta cheese over vegetables.
  • Sprinkle fresh basil over cheese.
  • Drizzle with fresh lemon juice and olive oil.
  • Finish with a light sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  • Chill in fridge until ready to serve.
Summer Salad | A Southern Soul

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