Fresh Ingredients for a Cucumber and Tomato Salad: Shop the Brewster Farmers Market for this Perfect Summer Recipe

As the temperatures rise and summer is in full swing, there's no better place to embrace the season's bounty than the Brewster Farmers Market. Located at 997 Route NY-22, Brewster NY 10509, this vibrant market is your go-to destination for fresh, locally sourced produce.

Every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, the market comes alive with a diverse array of delightful ingredients. One standout recipe that captures the essence of summer is our Summer Cucumber and Tomato Salad. Made with the finest cucumbers, tomatoes, and herbs found at the market, it's a must-try dish that will keep you cool and refreshed.

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Summer Cucumber and Tomato Salad:


  • 4 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 4 large beefsteak tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 head of R&G’s German Stiff-neck Bavarian Red garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, garlic, diced tomatoes, and sliced red onion.
  2. Add the chopped basil and dill to the bowl, and gently toss to combine.
  3. Drizzle the extra-virgin olive oil and lemon juice over the salad.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and give it another gentle toss to coat the ingredients evenly.
  5. Allow the salad to sit for about 10 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
  6. Give the salad a final toss before serving.
  7. Serve the cucumber and tomato salad chilled as a refreshing side dish or light lunch option.

This salad is perfect for hot summer days, as it showcases the natural flavors of the fresh cucumbers and tomatoes. The combination of herbs adds a delightful aroma, while the lemon juice adds a tangy brightness to the dish. Enjoy the crisp and refreshing flavors of summer with this simple and healthy salad!

Visit us to fill your basket with the best cucumbers, tomatoes, and herbs available. And don’t forget about Lalima's Bakery – you can grab a nice Italian bread to accompany this amazing salad.

Remember to mark your calendars for the Brewster Farmers Market every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, as the market will be in full swing at 997 Route NY-22, Brewster NY 10509, through October 2023.

Submitted by Brewster, NY

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