Greek Salad

Greek Salad

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

Serves- 5-6

Ingredients-

Main Ingredients-

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)

Dressing-

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)

Instructions-

  1. In a bowl, mix all the main ingredients.
  2. In another bowl, mix all the ingredients mentioned under the heading ‘dressing’.
  3. Pour the dressing over the main ingredients and toss to combine.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or until serving. Serve chilled.