Greek Salad with Feta: Mediterranean Refreshment
Picture this: a sun-drenched afternoon by the Aegean Sea, a gentle breeze carrying the scent of olives and herbs, and the tantalizing allure of a Greek Salad with Feta awaiting you. This dish is the embodiment of Mediterranean refreshment, a celebration of flavors, colors, and simplicity that transports you to the heart of Greece with every bite.
- 2 cups fresh tomatoes, diced
- 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
- 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently combine the tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and Kalamata olives in a large bowl.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the vegetables.
- 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, giving it a gentle toss to ensure even distribution.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve your Greek Salad with Feta chilled and enjoy the burst of Mediterranean flavors!
Prep time: 15 minutes
A taste of Greece in every bite – fresh vegetables, briny olives, and creamy feta cheese come together in perfect harmony.
Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Fat: 18g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g
As you savor each forkful of this Greek Salad with Feta, you’ll be transported to the idyllic shores of the Mediterranean. The juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, and the tang of red onion create a symphony of textures and tastes, while the rich, crumbled feta adds a creamy, salty accent. Every bite is like a mini-vacation, allowing you to escape to the sun-soaked landscapes and azure waters of Greece. Whether enjoyed as a light lunch, a refreshing side, or a standalone delight, this salad captures the essence of the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle – simple, wholesome, and undeniably delicious. Share this dish with friends and family, and bring a slice of Greece into your own kitchen, no passport required.