Basque Salad Recipe

Basque Salad Recipe
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Basque Salad is a very delicious recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Basque Salad by following this easy recipe.
Basque Salad Recipe
Preparation Time 120 Minutes
Cooking Time 5 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 300
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 3 medium fresh Tomatoes (thinly cored, quartered, and sliced)
  • 1 large Cucumber (peeled, seeded, and thinly sliced)
  • 1 Spanish Onion (peeled, cut in half, and thinly sliced)
  • 1/3 cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 3/4 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper (freshly ground)
  • 1 tsp White Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Marjoram
  • Fresh Parsley (chopped)
How to make Basque Salad:
  • In a large bowl, toss together the green, red, and yellow peppers with the tomatoes, cucumber, and onion.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the vinegar and olive oil. Season with salt, pepper, and sugar. Whisk in oregano, basil, and marjoram.
  • Continue whisking until ingredients are well blended and the oil and vinegar are emulsified.
  • Pour dressing over vegetables, and toss gently with a wooden spoon. Cover, and marinate at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours, stirring frequently.
  • Refrigerate until 1 hour before serving; then remove from the refrigerator, and let sit at room temperature.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley.