Tomato, Cucumber & Mozzarella Salad

Sometimes a few fresh ingredients make the best dishes.  Even though it’s technically not summer yet, it still feels like summer, and this Tomato, Cucumber & Mozzarella Salad is perfect with any sort of BBQ or grilled dish.  This salad is simple, but so delicious, especially when your ingredients are fresh.  A little Italian olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and cracked fresh pepper and this salad is good to go.  Enjoy!

What is your favorite summer salad?


  • 5 medium plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise, and cut into small wedges
  • 1/4 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 Kirby cucumber, sliced
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, roughly chopped into chunks
  • A generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, about 2 tablespoons
  • A splash of balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and cracker pepper for seasoning
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped


  1. Toss the tomato, onion, cucumber, and mozzarella with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.  Season liberally with sea salt and pepper and top with fresh basil.

Yield:  4 servings


Filed under Soup & Salad

9 responses to “Tomato, Cucumber & Mozzarella Salad

  1. What a fabulous recipe looks delicious.

  2. I just made something similar, minus the cucumber although I have made that version in the past. It definitely means summer has arrived when you can have fresh tomato salads.

  3. this is summer food at its best – simple, delicious and elegant!
    Mary x

  4. Nami | Just One Cookbook

    This sounds refreshing and delicious! I noticed that there are not too many salads that include cucumbers (when I blog hop) and it’s one of my favorite veggie, so I’m glad to see this one. Simple and easy – perfect week night or BBQ salad!

  5. This salad looks soooo good and perfect for summer. I love salads with tomatoes and cucumbers, yum!!! 🙂

  6. Food Stories

    Thx for connecting with me on foodbuzz. I just subscribed to your blog feed and can’t wait to see what your next post will be!

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