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Classic Greek Salad

Experience the flavors of the Mediterranean with this refreshing and vibrant Classic Greek Salad. Bursting with colors and wholesome ingredients, this salad is a perfect combination of fresh vegetables, creamy feta cheese, and tangy olives, all drizzled with a zesty olive oil and lemon dressing. It's a delightful and healthy dish that will transport your taste buds straight to the sunny shores of Greece.
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The Story

The Classic Greek Salad is a traditional dish from Greece that showcases the best of the region's produce. It's a simple yet flavorful combination of crisp cucumbers, ripe tomatoes, crunchy bell peppers, red onions, briny Kalamata olives, and creamy feta cheese, all seasoned with herbs and dressed with olive oil and lemon juice.


2 large cucumbers, diced
4 ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup Kalamata olives
200g feta cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and black pepper to taste
Freshly chopped parsley (for garnish)
4 Servings

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In a large salad bowl, combine the diced cucumbers, tomato wedges, green and red bell peppers, and sliced red onion.


Add the Kalamata olives and crumbled feta cheese to the bowl.


In a separate small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper to make the dressing.


Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss until all the ingredients are evenly coated.


Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.


Serve immediately and enjoy the delicious flavors of Greece!

Tips for this recipe

For an even more authentic taste, you can add a few fresh basil leaves and a sprinkle of dried mint to the salad. Also, serve it with some warm pita bread on the side to complete the Greek experience.

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