Recipe By: Ruth Gougian

Greek salad is a wonderful, slightly acidic tasting salad. Popular in Greek cuisine, the salad is traditionally made with red tomatoes, onion, cucumbers, feta cheese, and plump Kalamata olives. The dark purple olives are named after Kalamata, the southern Greece city where they are grown. Bring a taste of Greece to your kitchen today!

Greek Salad (Serves 2)


• 1 head romaine lettuce

• 1/2 red onion, sliced

• 1 sliced tomato

• 1 cucumber, sliced

• 8 pitted, halved, black or Kalamata olives

• 1oz crumbled feta cheese

• lemon juice

• black pepper

Directions: Cut or tear romaine lettuce in small pieces. Slice and add red onion, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Top with crumbled feta cheese, Kalamata olives, black pepper, and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Calories: 120 calories

Carbohydrates 15.7g

Fat: 5.3g


Authentic Greek Salad

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