Cucumber, Tomato Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette

bowl of cucumber, tomato and peanut salad.

By: Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD

10 minutes

10 minutes

Total Servings: 4, Serving Size: 1/2-3/4 cup



Peanut Vinaigrette

1 tablespoon aromatic (gourmet) unrefined peanut oil

Juice of ½ small lemon (about 1 ½ teaspoons)

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Pinch of salt

Fresh ground pepper to taste


4 small/mini cucumbers (sometimes called Persian, about 2 ½ cups), chopped

1 cup halved cherry tomatoes

½ small red onion, sliced

¼ cup lightly salted red skin peanuts (may sub regular roasted salted peanuts)


In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients. Add all salad ingredients, except peanuts and gently toss. Taste and adjust seasonings. Fold in peanuts and serve.

Nutrients Per serving

Calories from Fat74
Fat8.2 g
Trans fats0
Carbohydrate8.3 g
Protein3.6 g
Fiber2.6 g

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