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Dad’s Greek Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

The heart of a Greek salad recipe is in the olives, feta, cucumbers and tomatoes. Dress it with olive oil and vinegar, then add more olives and cheese. —Arge Salvatori, Little Ferry, New Jersey
Dad's Greek Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 2-1/2 cups thinly sliced English cucumbers
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, optional
  • 3/4 cup pitted Greek olives
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. Place tomatoes, cucumbers and onion in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and, if desired, oregano until blended. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Top with olives and cheese.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 148 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 389mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat.

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