Recipe Category: Salads
Classic Greek Salad
The Classic Greek Salad should be part of every cook’s repertoire.
|Preparation Time:||10 minutes|
- ½ red onion, thinly sliced
- juice of 1 lemon
- 3 large vine-ripened tomatoes
- 2 lebanese cucumbers
- ½ cup black Kalamata olives
- sea salt
- 200g feta cheese
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- dried Greek oregano, for sprinkling
Combine the onion and lemon juice and stand for 5 minutes. Cut tomatoes into wedges and cucumber into chunks.
Layer tomatoes, cucumber, onion and olives in two layers in a large shallow bowl, sprinkling with a little salt and remaining lemon juice. Cut feta into thick slices and arrange on top of salad. Just prior to serving, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with oregano.
Add 1/2 chopped red or green capsicum if you like.
Serve with crusty bread to soak up the delicious juices!