Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.

Cucumber and Tomato Salad


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oregano, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 tomatoes cut in large quarters
  • 1 cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, then into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil (or fresh mint), chopped


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Before serving, place tomatoes, cucumber, celery, oregano, and reserved dressing in a bowl and toss to coat all ingredients. Sprinkle with parsley and basil and toss.
    You can prepare the dressing in advance and put it in an airtight jar. It will keep for up to 4 hours in the refrigerator or be more relaxed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *