Greek Veggie Salad Recipe
Cucumbers, feta cheese and anchovies make this colorful salad popular. The homemade dressing offers a touch of garlic and herbs that help pull all of the flavors together. —Sue Dannahower of Fort Pierce, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings
- 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
- 3 medium green peppers, julienned
- 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced
- 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh oregano
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
- 12 pitted Greek olives
- 6 anchovy fillets, halved
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green pepper, cucumbers and onions. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, dill, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Pour over tomato mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Top with the cheese, olives and anchovies. Yield: 12 servings.
1 cup equals 105 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 254 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.
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