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Homemade Greek Salad

Fresh Simple Greek Salad


  • Author: Cook Homey
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This fresh simple Greek salad (Horiatiki), packed with olives, feta cheese, and fresh, tasty vegetables, is a must-have recipe for those delightful summer days.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 200 g feta cheese
  • 1 red onion
  • 300 g of tomatoes (cherry or Roma)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 150 g of Kalamata olives

Dressing:

  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. To start, rinse the bell pepper, cucumber, and tomatoes. Chop the bell pepper, tomatoes, and cucumber into bite-sized pieces, and thinly slice the onion.
  2. Afterward, gather them in a bowl along with the olives. Proceed by drizzling the mixture with extra virgin olive oil and wine vinegar.
  3. Season the mixture with a touch of salt, some freshly ground black pepper, and a sprinkle of oregano.
  4. Following that, give the mixture a gentle mix, and then add the diced feta cheese.
  5. Lastly, before serving, finish it off with a light drizzle of olive oil.

Notes

Let’s not forget the fresh herbs – oregano, mint, and parsley – the very soul of Greek cuisine. Liberally sprinkle these fragrant herbs onto your salad to infuse it with an explosion of aroma and taste that captures the true spirit of Greece.

To truly elevate your Horiatiki salad, remember to pay attention to the finer details. Opt for the aromatic addition of freshly ground black pepper. This simple touch can make a significant difference in enhancing the overall flavor profile of your salad.

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Greek

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4 servings , Amount per serving:
  • Calories: 310
  • Sugar: 7.9g
  • Sodium: 598
  • Fat: 25.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.6g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Protein: 9.1g
  • Cholesterol: 44mg

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