Greek Salad recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 large plum tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 head lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 English cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into thin rings
  • 3/4 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 small green pepper, cut into thin rings
  • 3/4 cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • For the dressing
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

Soak the onion rings in a small bowl of ice water for about 10 minutes.

Whisk the dressing ingredients together until blended; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Drain the onion from the ice water and pat dry with paper towels.

In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients (except the Feta cheese).

Toss the salad with the dressing.
Sprinkle cheese over the salad and serve.
  

25 Feb 2011     838 views     NON-Vegetarian       Salad > Green Salad

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