Marinated Vegetable Salad

This simple salad requires little preparation and has a (comparatively) short marinating time. It makes a nice salad, or you could serve it as a side dish in place of cooked vegetables or over cooked pasta.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped into chunks
  • ½ red onion, peeled, sliced


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, chopped basil, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the vegetables in a salad bowl and gently toss with the vinegar dressing.
  • Cover the salad and chill for 1 hour. Stir again gently before serving.