The other night I made Greek Salad to accompany the other Greek inspired dishes that were prepared for my soon to be Mother-in-laws Birthday.
I love salads, but usually when I make my own I end up hating them.
That was not the case here, thank goodness.
I loved this salad and plan on making it again in the near future (which means today).
What you need:
3 large plum tomatoes, seeded, and chopped
2 cucumbers, coarsely chopped (some peel and seed the cucumber. I did not)
1 Green bell pepper, seeded, and coarsely chopped
1 red onion, peeled, and chopped
Approx. 2 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
1/2 cup pitted black olives, chopped (optional)
6 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh garlic(or more), chopped
2 teaspoon red wine vinegar (I always add extra)
1 teaspoon Oregano
1/2 teaspoon dill weed
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (or, if your like me, more)
First, chop all the vegetables and toss together in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together all the salad dressing ingredients. Taste before serving and add additional salt, red wine vinegar, or lemon juice as you see necessary (I like extra red wine vinegar). Mix salad and dressing thoroughly. Add the feta cheese last, tossing lightly.
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