Recipe

Ultimate greek salad

Light, fresh and brimming with flavour, this classic Mediterranean salad pairs perfectly with beef, lamb, chicken or fish.

  • 12 mins preparation
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Ultimate greek salad
  • 4 medium (300g) ripe egg tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 lebanese cucumbers, sliced lengthways
  • 1/4 medium (45g) red onion, sliced thinly
  • 1/3 cup (60g) kalamata olives
  • 150 gram feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

Method

Ultimate greek salad
  • 1
    Combine the tomato, cucumber, onion, olives and feta in a serving bowl.
  • 2
    Sprinkle with the oregano.
  • 3
    Combine the oil and vinegar in a small bowl; season to taste with salt. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.

Notes

With a twist : Chopped finely, this salad could be spooned over grilled fish or barbecued lamb. Traditional Greek dried oregano, rigani, is sold in a dried bunch. It is perfect for this salad as the flavours are more intense.

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