Zesty Tomato Salad Recipe

Zesty Tomato Salad is not only appetizing, but colorful and brightens up your dining table as well. It is the perfect choice for a summer lunch, dinner or barbeque as it is refreshing and tastes invigoratingly delicious. Zesty Tomato Salad is made from fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and lemon rind. The tossing of the freshly grounded pepper makes it more delicious.

This simple recipe serves six but you can easily increase or decrease the below given ingredients depending on your requirement.

Preparation Time: 25 to 30 minutes
Serving Size: 06
Utensils Needed: fruit colander, cutting board, serving bowl, knife, large fork


– 4 medium tomatoes – chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
– 1 medium cucumber – seeded and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
– 1/2 medium red onion – chopped into 1/2 inch slices
– 1 tablespoon lemon –  rind of
– 1/2 teaspoon table salt –  Kosher salt is preferred
– 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  • 1

    Wash the tomatoes, cucumber and red onion and place them in a fruit colander until drained well.

  • 2

    Now, cut the tomatoes into ½ inch slices and place them in a large serving bowl.

  • 3

    Cut the cucumber in same manner and place it in the bowl as well.

  • 4

    Peel an onion and cut it into equal halves. Pick one of the pieces and chop it into 1/2 inch pieces. Put everything in  serving bowl.

  • 5

    Add in 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon rind and top it with 1/2 teaspoon of table salt. Mix the ingredients with a large fork until incorporated well and the salt dissolves completely.

  • 6

    Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon of fresh ground pepper over the ingredients and toss it gently to coat.

  • 7

    Cover the bowl of Zesty Tomato Salad with a plastic wrapping sheet and set it aside for 20 minutes or place it in the refrigerator for some duration.

  • 8

    Toss lightly before serving and enjoy!

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