5 -6 large
firm ripe tomatoes, sliced
English cucumber, sliced
( peel left on or off)
red onion, thinly sliced
red wine vinegar
( use a good-quality olive oil for this)
1 -2 teaspoon
fresh garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups
feta cheese, crumbled
( or to taste)
( preferably Kalamata or similar brine-cured)
salt and pepper
- In a large serving platter overlap tomato, onion and cucumber in a decorative pattern.
- In a small bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, oregano, chopped garlic, salt and black pepper.
- Drizzle over the veggies on the plate and let stand for 1 hour at room temperature or refrigerate for minimum of 3 hours (basting occasionally with the dressing).
- When ready to serve sprinkle with feta cheese and olives.