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The Perfect Greek Salad: Juicy tomatoes, fresh cucumbers, crisp red onions, romaine lettuce, savoury olives and crumbled feta cheese drizzled with a lemon vinaigrette | aheadofthyme.com

The Perfect Greek Salad


  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

The Perfect Greek Salad: Juicy tomatoes, fresh cucumbers, crisp red onions, romaine lettuce, savoury olives and crumbled feta cheese drenched in a lemon vinaigrette.


Ingredients

  • 5 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 1 cup red onion, chopped (roughly 1 small red onion)
  • 1 and 1/2 cup cucumber, sliced and chopped into quarters (roughly 1 medium cucumber)
  • 1/4 cup whole Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

    For the sweet lemon vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (or more to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, olives and feta cheese.
  2. In a small bowl, make the lemon vinaigrette by whisking together the olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour vinaigrette over the salad and toss to combine. Add more black pepper to taste.