Tomato and Olive Salad
Recipe type: salad
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 4 servings
A delicious Spanish style salad that would be great with a little Sangria!
  • 2 Tbsp Spanish Sherry can substitute red wine vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil Try a Spanish Brand
  • 1 Tbsp capers pickled in brine
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 4 medium tomatoes ripe, diced
  • 12 whole Spanish Olives stuffed with pimento, anchovy or garlic
  • ½ cucumber peeled and diced. With Persian or hot house you can leave the skin on
  • 2 shallots finely chopped
  • mixed lettuce or chicory
  1. Whisk together the sherry, olive oil, garlic and paprika in a small bowl. Season with a little salt and pepper and set aside
  2. In a large bowl place the tomatoes, cucumber, shallots, and capers.
  3. Pour the dressing over and toss lightly
  4. Line individual bowls with the lettuce or chicory leaves. Spoon a serving size into the center of each bowl and serve.
Recipe by Baby Boomer Blog | Travel - Lifestyle for Women Over 50 at