Greek salad

Greek salad

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(39 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4 as a side - easily doubled for main course
A fresh and colourful salad that's great with grilled meats, or on its own as a main

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal270
  • fat24g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre3g
  • protein9g
  • salt2.64g
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Ingredients

  • 4 large vine tomatoes, cut into irregular wedges
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, deseeded, then roughly chopped
  • ½ a red onion, thinly sliced
  • 16 Kalamata olives
    Bowl of olives

    Olive

    ol-liv

    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

  • 1 tsp dried oregano
    Oregano

    Oregano

    or-ee-gar-no

    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 85g feta cheese, cut into chunks (barrel matured feta is the best)
  • 4 tbsp Greek extra virgin olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl, lightly season, then serve with crusty bread to mop up all of those beautiful juices.

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disco
27th Apr, 2014
5.05
Really easy to make. I omitted the olives as we don't like them and substituted sun dried tomatoes. Interested to see people's comments about lemon juice - May try that next time.
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marmiteetponpon
24th Apr, 2014
check these recipies adding fresh fruits to the green salads, quiet interesting... http://marmiteetponpon.com/2014/04/24/how-to-add-fresh-fruits-to-your-green-salad-4-succulent-combinations/
Simon220775
24th Nov, 2013
Nice to see a greek salad with all the right ingredients for once, see so many with lettuce in.
galanthi
15th Apr, 2013
Fantastic salad to make, I added a few drops of lemon and red pepper.
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alanmac123
9th Jul, 2013
The lemon juice was a good move.
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heatherjdw
12th Apr, 2013
5.05
Made this to go with the must make moussaka on the website, a match made in heaven. Will definitely be making again.
jimiskewl
28th Oct, 2012
5.05
Reminds me of being in Corfu in the summer. A squeeze of lemon along extra olive oil really aided this dish for me and I also added an avocado that was in the fridge that just sat on top. A perfect Sunday evening supper.
margotlc
8th Sep, 2012
5.05
We have been making this salad often this summer. We have been adding a squeeze of lemon and fresh mint. It tastes delicious.
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sozmen
9th Jul, 2012
5.05
Delicious!!! I have to thank Frogma for the advice with the onion, I left the slices of onion in a bit of lemon juice while preparing the rest of the salad, at the end I added the onion with the lemon juice to the salad and it worked excellent. I changed the amount of ingredients 3 large tomatoes and 2 cucumbers. My family love it THANKS!!!
ninadullabh
19th Apr, 2012
This is great with a bagel. Perfect light, quick and easy lunch. Great picnic food

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