Summer Tomato Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Lorri Nichols

This is a very authentic Greek Tomato salad that will make you feel like you are eating in a greek sidewalk cafe. This is substantial enough to be the main dish, or light enough to be a side salad.

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain and rinse your garbanzo beans, then soak in very hot water for 5 to 6 minutes. then drain again.
  2. Cube your fresh, washed tomatoes, remove the stems. Slice your basil into thin ribbons. Crack your olives and remove pits, add feta and drizzle the 2 tablespoons of oil on top olive oil. Crush peeled garlic with salt, add to salad, Add in your garbanzo beans, and toss.
  3. Sprinkle the top with the brown sugar.
  4. Take loaves of sryian bread, spread with butter (real), cut into triangles and then toast in a 500 degree pre heated oven for 5 minutes. Serve these, and the yoghurt on the side in an attractive serving platter.
  5. Sometimes this is served with crumbled boiled eggs with bacon and tahini & lemon juice, but that is a more syrian presentation, and is a very aquired taste.

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