Greek salad « Horiatiki » (Χωριάτικη σαλάτα in greek) is part of traditional authentic healthy Greek recipes but how to make authentic traditional greek salad with feta ? Nothing is more simple and original than a greek salad dressing with feta, the national greek white cheese. Lend a note of freshness to your daily meals reading my recipe of Greek salad.
Ingredients for a greek salad for 4 persons : 2 tomatoes, 1 small cucumber, 1 slice of greek feta cheese, 1 green bell pepper, 1 onion, 1 small cup of olive oil, four or eight olives, 1 tablespoon of vinegar and a pinch of oregan and salt.
How do you make a greek salad dressing ? Greek traditional salad as we make it in Greece is made with pieces of tomatoes and sliced cucumber, green pepper and onion. After having put together all these ingredients in a deep big plate, pour the vinegar onto the salad and add a pinch of salt. Then, lay down a large slice of feta and sprinkle the all thing with oregano but mostly on the feta. Finally, pour the olive oil out and there you have it ! A superb and very appetizing dish
Traditional Greek salad dressing is made from May to October included, on other words during summer time in Greece. Why making a greek salad and not another salad ? Because…
- Traditional Greek salad is a very healthy food with very few calories in Greek salad. It consists of vegetables, olive and herbs. It is an ideal greek recipe for vegans and vegetarians but also for anybody desiring to be on a diet.
- It is mouthwatering greek dish of fresh vegetables full of various colours (red, green and white colours).
7) Greek feta cheese is a good source of Protein, calcium and Phosphorus but it has to be consumed in moderation