A tossed salad made typically with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, black olives, and feta cheese and dressed with olive oil, vinegar or lemon juice, and oregano.
Greek salad is low-calorie and nutrient-dense, also providing you with a healthy dose of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and iron. It also contains phytonutrients and antioxidants, which reduce the risk of health problems such as heart disease and cancer.
A traditional Greek salad consists of sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, green bell pepper, red onion, olives, and feta cheese. This classic combination is delicious, so I stick to it, just adding a handful of mint leaves for a fresh finishing touch.
Delicious Greek salad — the perfect accompaniment to grilled beef, pork, or chicken.
If serving fewer people, dressing will last a week or longer in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Dairy-free: omit feta cheese