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Cucumber Tomato Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing
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Cucumber Tomato Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Cucumber Tomato Salad with lemon poppy seed dressing is a simple and delicious salad, perfect for lunch or with dinner. It's a great way to keep summer food flavors going into fall.
Author: Lisa Kerhin


  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 2 medium seeded and cut into half coins (peeling is optional)
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced


  • In a large bowl, combine lemon juice, sugar, olive oil, poppy seeds, mustard, garlic, salt, and onion powder. Whisk until dressing is completely combined.
  • Add cucumbers, tomatoes, and onion to the bowl, and toss with the dressing until it's all combined.
  • Best if chilled for a couple of hours before serving.