Flavor-Packed Greek Salad
Transport your taste buds to the sun-soaked shores of the Mediterranean with our Flavor-Packed Greek Salad. This vibrant and refreshing dish captures the essence of Greek cuisine in every bite. Crisp vegetables, briny olives, creamy feta cheese, and a zesty dressing come together to create a harmonious symphony of flavors that will make your palate dance with delight.
- 2 cups fresh cucumbers, diced
- 2 cups ripe tomatoes, chopped
- 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
- 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
- ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Toss together the cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, olives, feta cheese, and parsley in a large bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve chilled and enjoy the fresh Mediterranean flavors!
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
A refreshing and tangy Greek salad featuring cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese, dressed with olive oil and red wine vinegar.
Nutrition information: Calories: 220, Fat: 16g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 6g
Savor each forkful of this Flavor-Packed Greek Salad as it transports you to the idyllic Mediterranean coasts. The combination of crisp vegetables, the salty punch of Kalamata olives, and the creaminess of feta cheese creates a delightful balance of textures and tastes. With a dressing that marries the freshness of olive oil with the tang of red wine vinegar, every bite bursts with authentic Greek flavors.
Whether you’re planning a summer picnic, a potluck with friends, or simply want to enjoy a light and satisfying meal, this Greek salad is a versatile dish that never disappoints. It’s a feast for both the eyes and the palate, and it’s guaranteed to become a staple in your recipe collection. So, gather the ingredients, embrace the Mediterranean spirit, and treat yourself to a mouthwatering journey that celebrates the heart and soul of Greek cuisine.