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Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata)

A Greek salad with tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, feta cheese, and Greek dressing.
This is a more traditional Greek salad, without lettuce, typically consisting of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, olives, feta cheese, olive oil, oregano, and sometimes a splash of red wine vinegar. This salad is straightforward to make, you just have to cut the vegetables and it is ready. The feta is usually served as a big slice on top of the salad, but it can also be served with the feta crumbled. This salad is a great lace or even a light meal and is perfect in the summer with all the ripened vegetables from the nearby countryside!


Greek Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 4

A Greek salad with tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, feta, and Greek dressing.


ingredients

  • 2 cups tomato, diced
  • 2 cups cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup feta, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Greek salad dressing

directions

  1. Mix the salad and toss with the dressing.

Option: Omit the dressing and simply drizzle with extra virgin olive oil!
Option: Add a diced green bell pepper!
Tip: Soak the red onion in vinegar for a few minutes to mellow them out.
Note: Traditional Greek salads do not include lettuce and the base is the tomato and the cucumber.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 130, Fat 10g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 8mg, Sodium 146mg, Carbs 7g (Fiber 1g, Sugars 4g), Protein 2g

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