Greek Salad Recipe
Fresh green salads infused with the flavors of locally produced olive oil and vinegar are a highlight of traditional Greek cuisine.
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive
oil (preferably Greek)
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 cups torn romaine
and/or other favorite
greens, rinsed and patted dry
2 ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
8 Kalamata olives
1/2 cup feta cheese, preferably made from goat's milk
or sheep's milk, crumbled
2 teaspoons dried oregano (preferably Greek)
In a salad bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Add the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, feta cheese and oregano. Toss to mix well and serve immediately. Serves 4.
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