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Greek Salad

From the Editors of Traditional Home

Greek Salad

For a quick vibrant salad, make the Oregano Dressing ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator so it will be ready to toss with greens, olives, and feta cheese. 

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens or romaine
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges, or 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1 recipe Oregano Dressing (recipe follows)
  • 2 small pita bread rounds, cut into wedges (optional)

In salad bowl combine salad greens, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, and crumbled cheese. Add Oregano Dressing; toss to coat. If desired, serve with pita bread wedges. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

Oregano Dressing:

  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons snipped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

In screw-top jar combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper. Cover; shake well.

 

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