Fresh and Zesty Greek Salad

If you’re craving a taste of the Mediterranean, look no further than our Fresh and Zesty Greek Salad. This delightful dish is a burst of flavors, combining crisp vegetables, creamy feta cheese, and tangy olives with a refreshing homemade dressing. It’s a perfect addition to your summer meals or a healthy side for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of fresh cucumbers, sliced
  • 2 cups of ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup of red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1 cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
  • For the dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Gather all the salad ingredients and place them in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  4. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
  5. Serve your Fresh and Zesty Greek Salad in individual bowls, garnished with extra feta cheese and parsley.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

This Fresh and Zesty Greek Salad is a Mediterranean masterpiece that’s not only delicious but also healthy. It’s a colorful and flavorful combination of crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, briny olives, and creamy feta cheese, all brought together by a tangy homemade dressing. Perfect for summer picnics, barbecues, or a quick weeknight dinner. Try it today and transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of Greece.

Nutrition Information (per serving):
– Calories: 210
– Total Fat: 16g
– Cholesterol: 25mg
– Sodium: 660mg
– Total Carbohydrates: 10g
– Dietary Fiber: 3g
– Sugars: 4g
– Protein: 7g

In conclusion, our Fresh and Zesty Greek Salad is a delightful and healthy addition to your menu. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply enjoying a meal at home, this salad will impress with its vibrant colors and irresistible flavors. It’s the taste of the Mediterranean in every bite. So, gather your ingredients and make this delicious salad today. Your taste buds will thank you!