Crisp vegetables, combined with the salty brine of Kalamata olives and capers, and the most delicious tangy feta cheese.

Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata)
Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata)
Watch me make Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata) on YouTube ⬆️

Ingredients:

  • 3 to 4 tomatoes, cored and sliced into wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt for tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 Green pepper, seeded and deribbed, cut into 2 1/2 inch chunks
  • 1/2 Red onion, sliced thinly, soaked in ice water for 15 minutes, then drained
  • 1 cup Kalamata Olives, pits removed
  • 2 Tablespoons of capers, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, use a good oil
  • Large block of feta cheese, Greek Sheep’s Milk Feta would be great, sliced into triangles
  • Oregano for garnishing feta
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil to drizzle on feta cheese

For the dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of Dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper

Whisk together dressing ingredients.

Instructions:

  1. Toss tomato wedges with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and allow them to drain in a colander for 30 minutes.
  2. Soak the the sliced red onion in ice water for 10 minutes, then drain.
  3. Put tomatoes, onions, peppers, and cucumbers, together in a bowl. Add in 1 cup of Kalamata olives to the bowl. Also add in 2 Tablespoons of capers that have been rinsed.
  4. Add red wine mixture and 1/4 cup of olive oil to the vegetables and toss. Put on a large platter. Add Feta Cheese cut into triangles on top, sprinkle with more dried oregano and drizzle feta with additional olive oil.

Serve with a piece of crusty bread for a perfect summer meal!

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Published by Carla

Carla is a married Mom of 3 who lives in Pennsylvania and loves all aspects of crafting, home projects, cooking, baking, and shopping.

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