Classic Greek Salad

Classic Greek Salad
Anassa Taverna

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1/4 Cup  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons  red-wine vinegar
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon  dried oregano

For the salad

  • vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup  sliced Persian cucumbers
  • 1/4  red onion, sliced thinly
  • 1/4  green bell pepper, sliced thinly
  • small sticks feta cheese
  •   Kalamata olives, for garnish

Sometimes, the classics are the best, and this simple salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta, and Kalamata olives is one of many traditional ways to start a delicious Greek meal. Whether you're going to have a roast chicken with lemon potatoes, grilled whole fish with sautéed wild greens, or maybe some moussaka, you can't go wrong with this salad.

Directions

For the dressing

In a bowl, whisk the olive oil into the vinegar. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and add the oregano.

For the salad

In a bowl, gently toss the tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, bell pepper, and feta with the dressing. Transfer to plates and garnish with olives.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

281 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb, Low Sodium Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

2
  • Fat 55g 84%
  • Carbs 18g 6%
  • Saturated 8g 38%
  • Fiber 5g 21%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 3g 7%
  • Sodium 20mg 1%
  • Calcium 72mg 7%
  • Magnesium 47mg 12%
  • Potassium 796mg 23%
  • Iron 2mg 11%
  • Zinc 1mg 4%
  • Phosphorus 91mg 13%
  • Vitamin A 2,230IU 45%
  • Vitamin C 61mg 102%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 9%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 5%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 9%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 17%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 51µg 13%
  • Vitamin E 9mg 47%
  • Vitamin K 71µg 89%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 40g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 6g
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