Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Greek Salad

This recipe is my absolute go to salad recipe.  It is our favorite meal for a summer day and it is my favorite salad to make for a birthday party or cookout.  It is quick, easy, and delicious.  

The Ingredients
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3/4 teaspoon ground oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 red onion, sliced thinly
1 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced
2 hearts of romaine lettuce
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
1 cup pitted kalamata olives
5 ounces feta cheese

The Tools
salad bowl
salad tongs or fork/spoon

The Making/Salading

Combine the olive oil, vinegar, oregano, lemon juice, garlic, and ground black pepper with a whisk

Add the sliced red onion and cucumber to the dressing, stir gentle to coat the vegetables with the dressing

Allow the red onions and cucumber to soak in the dressing for at least 30 minutes

Add the remaining ingredients, toss the salad and eat!

Recipe source: America's Test Kitchen


  1. What a nutritious salad! i'l gonna make it! Thanks for sharing! ;)

  2. The grape tomatoes are giving the salad such a bright look.

    Thanks lot for sharing the recipe.


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