There’s something about summers that is so inviting…and that’s the luscious, delicious fruits and fresh veggies. Chop them up, combine them all, pour the dressing and voilà.. a toothsome salad is ready in no time!
Here’s the recipe for a classic favourite- Greek Salad. Loaded with the goodness of fresh herbs and veggies, this colorful salad is tasty and very inviting.
Greek Salad Recipe-
Preparation Time- 10 minutes
Chilling Time- 20 minutes
Tomato- 3 large, seeded and coarsely chopped
Cucumber- 1 large, peeled and coarsely chopped
Onion- 1 medium, finely chopped
Bell pepper- ½ medium, finely chopped
7-8 olives (optional)
Sweet corn- ½ cup (optional)
Fresh coriander leaves- 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Fresh mint leaves- 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Olive oil- 6 tbsp
Garlic- 1 tsp, finely chopped
Oregano- ½ tsp
Juice of 2 lemons
Red wine vinegar- 1 tsp
Salt- to taste
Black pepper powder- 1tsp
A heaping cup crumbled feta/cottage cheese (optional)
- In a bowl, mix all the main ingredients.
- In another bowl, mix all the ingredients mentioned under the heading ‘dressing’.
- Pour the dressing over the main ingredients and toss to combine.
- Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or until serving. Serve chilled.