It has been extremely hot in my house lately so I’ve been reluctant to turn anything on in the kitchen. I generally don’t care for salads because it leaves me hungry most of the time. But because of the weather, I made an exception. I paired this salad with a slice of Savory Ham Cheese and Olive Cake (recipe to come soon) and it was the perfect light meal for us. The cucumber and tomatoes combined tasted so refreshing that I’m beginning to have second thoughts about salads. Have stellar Tuesday!
- 1 English cucumber, diced
- 2 vine tomatoes, diced
- 1 small shallot, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon of fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 teaspoon of fresh dill, chopped
- 1 1/2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
- crumbled feta cheese to sprinkle on top
- freshly cracked pepper
In a medium bowl add cucumber, tomatoes, chopped shallots, parsley and dill. Drizzle balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil on top. Then season with salt. Toss salad and sprinkle feta cheese and cracked pepper before serving.
46 thoughts on “Tomato Cucumber Dill Salad with Feta”
I love this! The perfect summer salad, and using my favorite herb too!
Oh I like how the colours in the salad just pop!
The cake sounds a little like a savoury cake with olives and goats cheese that I made a while ago (but haven’t got round to posting yet), look forward to that recipe too!
That’s one of my favourite summer salads!
Salads like this are so fresh and clean, and their simplicity is what makes them so good! I love all of these flavors…delicious!
Great healthy salad and beautiful pics!
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This is a cool and easy salad and a nice change from the traditional salad. Try it!
Your salad is so perfectly cut and tossed. I can taste the flavors! This is one of my favorite flavor combinations and especially coated with olive oil. So fresh.
Looks fresh and delicious. Can’t wait for the savoury cake recipe 🙂
This looks so delicious and refreshing!
Lovely summer salad:)
Perfect salad to beat that summer heat!
We usually don’t do salads for dinner but with the weather lately I’ve been craving them. Especially ones with tomatoes and cucumbers – so refreshing! This sounds fantastic! I love that there’s dill in here too – I need to use it more often.
This salad looks so tasty and refreshing. Seriously a classic combo. 🙂
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At first I thought this salad might have a lot of acid in it – I didn’t know what the dressing was made out of. But the first taste was heaven. It has a lot of flavor, but nothing overpowers the natural flavors of the cucumbers or tomatoes. It all just came together quite nicely.
Definitely making these next weekend!
The perfect salade in the summer time,nice combination with the feta and the tomatos,again a great Dish,Anne!!:)
Thank you Massi! 🙂
Anne – would you believe, I never, ever ate salad as a kid and in parts of my adult life. But I’m a convert now and would totally welcome this as part of my dinner. That ham, cheese, and olive cake doesn’t sound too shabby, either! ; )
I didn’t grow up eating a lot of salads either. And I generally preferred cooked veggies over raw ones. So I believe it. 😉 My husband loves salad so I mostly make it for him. Thanks for commenting today Monica. Have a great day! 🙂
I love how fresh and summery this salad looks Anne. Plus, I love the smell of dill so much! 🙂
Simple and perfect.
OOh, this looks so simple, delicious, and refreshing – totally my type of hot-weather snack. YUM!
This is one of my favourite salads ever! Yummy!
This would be fabulous with the ripe summer tomatoes I’ve been buying at our produce stand. You dinner sounds perfect!!!
The photos look as refreshing as the salad! Will pin!
Like you, very often I find salads to be lacking. When Summer is at its most brutal, however, I don’t mind them at all, Your salad here, for example, with its bright colors and fresh flavors, would make a perfect meal on those days when use of a stove is out of the question.Looking forward to your recipe for the Savory Ham Cheese and Olive Cake.
I also only eat salads when I’m desperate and don’t wanna turn on my oven because of the heat 🙂 Love this, it looks perfect
I love salads like this! They are so delicious, fresh and healthy! An all around winner. Pinned! Hope you have a great week, Anne! 🙂 My weekend will be here early. I am taking Friday off because my mom is coming to visit for the weekend!
Thank you so much Julie! 🙂 I love long weekends too. My husband will be taking Thursday and Friday off so we will be checking out several new restaurants. Have a great time with your Mom and enjoy your long weekend! 🙂 xo
Way to tease that savory cake, Anne! Now I’m loving this salad AND the dish you served alongside it.
Lovely and refreshing! I love the dill in it!
I can’t stand feta cheese, but the rest of ingredients are so so yummy!! Drool 😀
i’m usually not that into salad either, but anything with feta sounds good to me!!
I love fresh veggie salads in the summer! This sounds so refreshing and delicious. I’m so making this next week!!
This is one of my favorite summer salads. I usually add mint to it but will try dill the next time.
I make a really similar salad often, but usually with goat cheese. Feta would be wonderful – I need to try that. I sometimes substitute basil or thyme for dill, too, but we have so much dill growing it tends to find its way into everything! Good stuff – thanks.
I love greek salads like this, Anne! Yours looks so cool, refreshing and perfect for serving next to grilled chicken. Great recipe!
I love this salad! And I can’t wait to see your savory ham cheese and olive cake recipe!
How pretty and summery! Yep, this definitely doesn’t look like an empty-stomach salad. I can imagine it’s a versatile green side-dish for all sorts of meals 🙂
So fresh and tasty! I look forward to trying this.
What a gorgeous salad! This definitely looks like something that I could make with our next CSA delivery!
This has to be the most perfect summer salad Anne! So vibrant and colorful! A delicious way to cool off!
what a lovely summer salad
Thank you so much!
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