Traditional Greek Salad Recipe
This tart and crispy salad complements a variety of entrees, from casseroles and meats to pasta and pizza. “It’s one of my favorite dishes,” notes Valerie Belley from St. Louis, Missouri.
- 1 medium head iceberg lettuce, torn
- 2 medium cucumbers, sliced
- 3 small tomatoes, cut into wedges
- 2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe olives, drained
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 2 packages (4 ounces each) crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, onions and feta cheese. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings.
3/4 cup equals 119 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 380 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.
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