Pesto Tomato-Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Pesto Tomato-Cucumber Salad Recipe

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My sister and I created this fresh salad at one of our "recipe nights" and it's been a hit at every party since! Try red pepper flakes for a little kick if you'd like, or add Greek pepperoncini. —Jennifer Freier, Algonquin, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 large tomatoes, quartered and sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 2 medium peeled and seeded cucumbers, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 82 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Whisk salad dressing, pesto, salt and pepper. Toss with tomatoes, cucumbers and onion. Refrigerate, covered, at least 30 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pesto Tomato-Cucumber Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2017

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gld2bmom User ID: 7191733 266249
Reviewed May. 23, 2017

"This unique recipe is as flavorful as it is colorful! This salad tastes fresh and would be great to serve on a summer day!"

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