Marinated Greek Village Salad
photo by magpie diner
- Ready In:
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes or 1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half
- 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
- 1 yellow pepper, sliced
- 1 red pepper, sliced (optional)
- 1 red onion, sliced
- 1 cup feta cheese, cubed (crumbed works too)
- 1 lemon, juice of
- 1⁄4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1⁄2 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 2 minced garlic cloves
- salt, to taste
- pepper, to taste
- spring greens (optional)
- Combine vegetables and cheese in large bowl.
- Combine lemon juice, red wine vinegar, olive oil, basil, oregano, salt & pepper; whisk. Add dressing to salad, and refrigerate until serving.
- Serve on spring mix or other lettuce.
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Very delicious Katzen! The dressing is just right, in the summer I'd be tempted to double that part and keep some on hand for any summer salad. I didn't have all the different coloured peppers this time. The only real change I made was that I lessened the oil to 1/3 cup, and served the feta on the side. My kids love this! Thanks K...:) Veg*n swap Apr10
WOW - we LOVED this salad and I cannot believe this is the first review since posting in 2007!!!! What a shame! I cut the oil back by 1/2 and doubled the red wine vinegar (like less oily dressings). I used regular tomatoes cut into a semi fine dice. Generous serving size - it could stretch to 6 people if you are not greedy salad eaters like us ;) All the flavours were great together; a salad worth serving for company for sure. We will be making this one many times again. Served with Recipe #394062 and Recipe #409412 for a wonderful meal. Made for PRMR.
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I'm a now vegan who used to make one heck of a souvlaki. I love cooking, I was a huge fan of Moosewood and Molly Katzen prior to going vegan (although that has nothing to do with my choosing the name Katzen - that's just what my German Grandma has called me all my life.) Aside from cooking, I also love scuba diving, cycling, politics, and reading.