August 11

Chilean Salad

Chilean Salad
Type: Salad
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 6
Simple and tasty salad which is eaten in many homes everyday in Chile.
  • 1 large Spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes, halved and then thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons parsley or cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed then minced
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Salt
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 avocado, cubed (optional)
  1. Thinly slice onion and place in bowl, salt generously and mix well.
  2. Let it marinate for ½ hour.
  3. While marinating the onions, slice the tomatoes and chop the parsley / cilantro.
  4. Then place them in a serving bowl.
  5. Crush garlic. Add olive oil and mix.
  6. Rinse onions in a strainer using cold water to remove the strong flavors and salty residue (pat dry with paper towels as necessary).
  7. Add them to salad bowl and pour over the garlic and olive oil mixture.
  8. Add lime juice and freshly ground pepper. Mix gently.
  9. Option: Add avocado. Mix again.


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Posted August 11, 2011 by trotsig in category "Recipes", "Vegetarian

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