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Cretan salad

Cretan salad

A hint of Crete in the flavours of this salad, with a mix of crunchy and soft textures: diced tomatoes, sliced spring onions, feta and tuna.

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Last modified on: August 29th 2018

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
49 min.49 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
30 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #1 Prepare 4 tomatoes, cut into small pieces, sprinkle with fine salt and leave for 30 minutes in a sieve to drain off the juices.
Stage 2
5 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #2 Peel 150 g spring onion (scallion)...
Stage 3
3 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #3 ...then slice thinly into a salad bowl.
Stage 4
5 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #4 Add 150 g feta cut into small pieces and 50 g tuna in oil.
Stage 5
1 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #5 Finish by adding the well-drained tomatoes.
Stage 6
3 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #6 Prepare a simple dressing by mixing rapidly 5 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Stage 7
2 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #7 Pour the dressing into the salad bowl and mix well. Your salad is ready.

Remarks

If you don't have spring onions (scallions), you can use shallots instead or ordinary onions instead.

To keep to the spirit of the recipe, you really should try to use olive oil that comes from Crete; it's so good... If you can be tempted, allow me to recommend the one Arnaud sells, a real "must have".

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 4.22 €
Per person : 1.06 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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