Recipes ofStephanie Searor, MS RD LDN RYT-200

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Dietitian passionate about helping people fall back in love with their bodies and their relationship with food


Tomato-Cucumber Salad with Citrus-Herb Vinaigrette

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Total time
10 minutes
Preparation time
10 minutes

Fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions, dressed in a bright vinaigrette dressing served atop a bed of greens.

or2 cups chopped tomatoes (the fresher, the better!)
or1 small red onion, thinly sliced (soaked in ice water for at least 15 minutes)
or1 cucumber, thinly sliced
or2 cloves garlic, smashed and finely chopped
or 10 ounces fresh mixed greens (radicchio, arugula, spinach)
or1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
or1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (juice of one orange) + zest from one orange
or1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
or1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
or1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
or1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
or3 teaspoons assorted dried herbs (dill, tarragon, oregano, parsley, basil)
To prepare the vinaigrette; mix the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, orange juice + zest, garlic, salt, pepper, and herbs in a large bowl (dressing will separate after sitting) or a blender if you like a smooth consistency. Adjust seasonings to your taste.
Combine the tomatoes, onions, and cucumber in a medium sized bowl. Toss with half of the vinaigrette (save the rest for dressing later).
Rinse the greens and remove moisture with a towel. Place the washed greens in a large serving bowl. Top with the tomato mixture.
Serve the salad with the reserved marinade.
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (110 g)% DRI
Energy164 kcal180 kcal9 %
Fat16 g18 g28 %
Fatty acids, total saturated2 g3 g13 %
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg0 %
Sodium95 mg105 mg4 %
Carbohydrate4 g4 g1 %
Sugars2 g2 gremove
Fiber1 g1 g3 %
Protein1 g1 gremove