Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Cucumber and Tomato Salad


"A refreshing, light salad for any hot, humid summer day! The kidney beans and tofu make it a great main dish for vegetarians, as well. The basil may be substituted with fresh parsley or mint. Be sure to make this salad just before serving."


15 m servings 98 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 98 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 312 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomato, cucumber, red onion, kidney beans, tofu, and basil. Just before serving, toss with balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing, and season with salt and pepper.
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  1. 94 Ratings


I added Feta instead of tofu and loved it! I can't wait for my garden to get going and use this all summer! Great recipe to take for family picnics!

Wonderful, easy recipe! (Note that I left off the tofu.) Thanks so much for the recipe!

Fresh and different! My husband loves this! I didn't have kidney beans so I drained the ranch style beans that I had in the pantry and used them. I ate mine over a bowl of romaine and made it...

Great, simple and very filling alternative to a standard salad. I used plain balsamic vinegar as opposed to the vinaigrette and still thought it was great. The tastes are very complementary.

Excellent! Skipped the tofu because I don't like it, and added 1 tsp. minced garlic. Delicious!

Fantastic, refreshing salad. I actually got my family to eat Tofu!! A miracle, believe me. A super easy and quick recipe.

Excellent! We left out the tofu and beans. Used dried basil. Thanks for the post.

We liked this alot. I used feta like many others have done and left out kidney beans because I didn't think they would add much. I tried a small bit with Balsimic Vinegarette but didn't like i...

This was a very good salad for a light summer meal. I didn't have tofu so I doubled the kidney beans. I served this as a main course with home baked whole wheat bread.