Mediterranean Cucumber Tomato Salad

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Introduction

Mediterranean Cucumber Tomato Salad is a vibrant, crisp salad combining fresh vegetables, herbs, and a tangy dressing. It’s ideal for summer gatherings or a healthy addition to any meal.

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Preparing the Vegetables

Start by washing and dicing the cucumbers, tomatoes, and green bell pepper. Thinly slice the red onion and chop the parsley and mint.

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Combining Vegetables

In a large salad bowl, combine the diced cucumbers, tomatoes, green bell pepper, and red onion.

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Adding Olives and Feta

Add the halved Kalamata olives and crumbled feta cheese to the bowl with the vegetables.

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Preparing the Dressing

In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.

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Tossing the Salad

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine, ensuring all the vegetables are evenly coated.

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Letting Flavors Marinate

For the best flavor, let the salad sit for about 15-20 minutes to allow the ingredients to marinate.

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Storing Leftovers

Store any leftover salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Note that the vegetables may release some water, so toss before serving again.

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