Castilian-Style Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Recipe by Daniel Chong-Jimenez, former executive chef of The Spa at Norwich Inn in Norwich, Connecticut.

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Photo Credit: 

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

Nutritional Information: 

Per serving: 58 calories, 1 gram protein, 4-½ grams carbohydrate, 4-½ grams fat.

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Love these type salads.

Love these type salads.