Category: Side    |     Prep Time: 20 mins   |    Cook Time: 0 mins 


This cucumber and tomato salsa is a healthy alternative to many store-bought salsas! It’s incredibly simple and quick to make and it’s a big hit with kids! Make this salsa in the summertime, when vegetables are fresh and in season, for the best taste! 


Did you know?  Tortilla chips and salsa became the official state snack of Texas in 2003!





  • 3 cucumbers
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ¾ of a sweet onion
  • Grape tomatoes
  • ½ jalapeño, seeded
  • Bunch of cilantro
  • Bunch of parsley
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • Kosher salt to taste



  • Blender



1. Peel and seed the 3 cucumbers. Put in a blender.

2. Add garlic, onion, jalapeño, tomatoes, herbs and juices.

3. Puree the mixture into a liquid, mixing well.

4. Serve chilled.

5. Enjoy with family and friends!



Lisa Lightner writes for the blog A Day in Our Shoes that’s inspired by her son with special needs. The main focus of her content is on special education, special education advocacy and other related services for kids. She’s also a member of Global Team 200: a group of highly specialized mom bloggers who use their blogs for social good. She lives in Pennsylvania, U.S. with her husband, two boys and two dogs. You can follow her on Twitter @LisaLightnerLL.


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