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Balsamic Cucumber Salad

Farmers Market Week continues with a super simple but super delicious Balsamic Cucumber Salad. I found Blair L's recipe on and it was perfect to use up some beautiful cucumbers I picked up at the market. 

I left some of the peel on, I like the color contrast it gives.  Since I am not a fan of feta I used some fresh mozzarella pearls instead.  For the vinaigrette I used a Honey Balsamic. I also hit it at the end with some fresh cracked black pepper and some fresh herbs like basil would have been nice too. 

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Balsamic Cucumber Salad

Balsamic Cucumber Salad
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 1 large cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup fresh mozzarella pearls
  • Fresh cracked black pepper (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine cucumber, tomatoes, onion and cheese.
  2. Add vinaigrette; toss to coat.
  3. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.
  4. Just before serving, top with fresh cracked black pepper.
cucumbers, tomato, mozzarella
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Karen said…
This is such a gorgeous salad. So colorful!
Terri Steffes said…
Beautiful! I wish I had a cucumber and I would go and make this now. It sounds so fresh and delicious.
Hezzi-D said…
Love the balsamic and the mozzarella in this cucumber salad. This is one I'd eat!
Lisa said…
Making this for dinner this week as a side!
Radha said…
Yummy! I love salads and the balsamic vinegar sound yum in this salad.
Anonymous said…
I love easy salads like this. There is just something about balsamic and tomatoes together.
Some of the best salads are the most simple! I love the dressing and the cheese in this.
Chris said…
This is such a bright and flavorful salad. I'm always a sucker for cucumber salads.

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