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:

277 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

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

2
  • Fat 55g 84%
  • Carbs 16g 5%
  • Saturated 8g 38%
  • Fiber 5g 18%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 3g 6%
  • Sodium 19mg 1%
  • Calcium 59mg 6%
  • Magnesium 42mg 10%
  • Potassium 756mg 22%
  • Iron 2mg 10%
  • Zinc 1mg 4%
  • Phosphorus 86mg 12%
  • Vitamin A 2,213IU 44%
  • Vitamin C 61mg 102%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 7%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 3%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 9%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 16%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 51µg 13%
  • Vitamin E 9mg 47%
  • Vitamin K 66µg 83%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 39g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 6g
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