Greek Salad with Cucumbers, Tomatoes and Olives

 

“I love this salad!” That is truly music to my ears! Try this salad as a lunch item that you make ahead or pair it with your favorite Mediterranean spiced protein.

Greek Salad

StaceyRD
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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

Dressing

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano more for sprinkling
  • ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

For the salad

  • 1 English cucumber cut lengthwise, seeded, and sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 5 ounces feta cheese cut into ½ inch cubes*
  • cup thinly sliced red onion
  • cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • cup fresh mint leaves

Instructions
 

  • Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, mustard, salt, and several grinds of pepper.
  • On a large platter, arrange the cucumber, green pepper, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, red onions, and olives. Drizzle with the dressing and very gently toss. Sprinkle with a few generous pinches of oregano and top with the mint leaves. Season to taste and serve.
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