mediterranean salad recipe
This salad is a staple in traditional Greek cuisine which many associate with good health and balanced nutrition. The tomatoes and red peppers give the salad a juicy bite. You can prepare it at dinner or for your summer barbecues to impress your guests. It is a simple salad to serve with heavier dishes. Tomatoes and peppers pair well with feta and cucumber in this special salad. It is a light, spectacular, delicious, and easy to prepare overnight salad. You can use garden-fresh vegetables to make the most of your produce.
- 1 cucumber, sliced
- 2 large tomatoes, sliced
- 4 sweet Italian red peppers (roasted and peeled)
- 2 tbs balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin oil
- salt to taste
- 1/2 cup feta cheese (grated)
MAKES: 6 servings
- Roast the sweet red peppers on a BBQ or use already roasted and pickled red peppers from a jar. Cut the cucumber, tomatoes and sweet red pepper and combine them in a large bowl.
- Add the dressing and top with the grated feta cheese. Serve immediately. (The freshly roasted red peppers have slightly different taste that gives this salad a special flavour.)