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 Vegetarian, 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 27g 42%
  • Carbs 9g 3%
  • Saturated 4g 19%
  • Fiber 3g 11%
  • Sugars 5g
  • Monounsaturated 20g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 2g 3%
  • Sodium 10mg 0%
  • Calcium 36mg 4%
  • Magnesium 23mg 6%
  • Potassium 398mg 11%
  • Iron 1mg 6%
  • Zinc 0mg 2%
  • Phosphorus 45mg 6%
  • Vitamin A 56µg 6%
  • Vitamin C 31mg 51%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 5%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 3%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 8%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 26µg 6%
  • Vitamin E 5mg 24%
  • Vitamin K 36µg 44%
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