Soo..... my roommate and I ate this salad so quickly that I don't even have any evidence of it existing. You get a picture of a fruit and veggie stand I took in Pike Place Market in Seattle instead. :)
I absolutely adore the prices of fruits and vegetables in Spain. You can get $20 worth of produce for about 8 euros. I swear! It is insane. I have always bought the majority of my groceries from the produce section of the store, but I do even more so now because of how cheap it is in Madrid. I had a few cucumbers, some chopped onion, and peppers left over in the fridge from when my roommate and I made pasta salad earlier in the week, so I decided to make a marinated cucumber salad. This recipe is perfect for the summer because it is super light and refreshing. You could definitely add fresh herbs and more veggies to this salad for a more hearty version.
Marinated Cucumber Salad:
Adapted from Not Without My Mom
2 cups cucumber, chopped
2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced
1/2 small onion (red or white), chopped
1/2 medium-sized red pepper, chopped
1 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. white vinegar (I used white wine vinegar)
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp sugar
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Let veggies soak up the liquid in the fridge for about 20-30 minutes (longer if you have time!) Serve with a squeeze of sriracha for a hint of spice.
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