Cucumber and Tomato Salad

5 from 2 reviews

Classic Ukrainian salad that is so tasty, easy, dirt cheap and you will never tire of it. It’s that good!

  • Author: Olena of
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Ukrainian


  • 2 medium large English or 1 lb pickle cucumbers, chopped
  • 4 medium  or 1 lb grape/cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced or diced
  • 1/4 cup dill, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • Vinegar, to taste (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, add all ingredients and stir gently.
  2. Best served immediately, however salad stays crunchy for up to 24 hours.

Store: Refrigerate cucumber and tomato salad for up to 24 hours (Pyrex bowls with lids love forever).

Make Ahead: Refrigerate all vegetables in a bowl covered. Then add oils, salt and pepper right before serving (as soon as you add salt – salad “leaks”).

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