Easy Greek Salad with Tzatziki

Picture yourself on a sunny Mediterranean terrace, the salty sea breeze gently ruffling your hair as you indulge in the flavors of Greece with our delightful Easy Greek Salad with Tzatziki. This dish encapsulates the essence of Greek cuisine – simple yet bursting with vibrant flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, diced
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Start by making the Tzatziki sauce. Combine 1 cup of Greek yogurt, 1 grated cucumber, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 1 tbsp of olive oil, 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice, and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Mix well and refrigerate.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the diced cucumbers, chopped tomatoes, sliced red onion, Kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped parsley.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar to make the dressing. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  5. Serve the Greek salad in individual bowls, drizzled with the prepared Tzatziki sauce. Enjoy the symphony of flavors!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

A refreshing Greek salad with crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, tangy feta, and a homemade Tzatziki sauce.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 4g

Picture yourself indulging in this culinary masterpiece, the vibrant colors and rich textures inviting you to experience Greece on a plate. This Easy Greek Salad with Tzatziki not only satisfies your taste buds but also transports you to the idyllic shores of the Mediterranean. With its fresh ingredients and tantalizing flavors, this salad is perfect as a light lunch, a refreshing side, or even the star of your summer gatherings. It’s more than a dish – it’s a journey to Greece’s heartwarming culinary traditions. So, gather your ingredients, embrace the spirit of the Mediterranean, and savor every delicious bite.

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