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Castilian-Style Cucumber and Tomato Salad

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Catherine Boeckmann
4 (3-ounce) servings

Castilian-Style Cucumber and Tomato Salad

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This summer salad is made with cucumbers, tomatoes, and red onion. It’s studded with flavor thanks to the addition of green olives, minced garlic, and herbs. 

The recipes comes courtesy of Daniel Chong-Jimenez, former executive chef of The Spa at Norwich Inn in Norwich, Connecticut.

Check out this page for more delicious summer recipe ideas using seasonal fruits and vegetables.

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.