Castilian-Style Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Recipe for Castilian-Style Cucumber and Tomato Salad
Catherine Boeckmann


1/2 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, and sliced
1/2 small red onion, cut into thin strips
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup sliced green olives
2 small garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Garnish: arugula leaves


Stir together first ten ingredients. Cover and chill. Garnish, if desired.


4 (3-ounce) servings

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Adding Olives to daily salads this summer gives the salad more flavor; I think.

Love these type salads.

Love these type salads.