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Greek salad

Greek salad

This is a classy version of that perfect summer food, Greek salad. The only difficult part is the care and patience needed for dicing the vegetables.

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Last modified on: July 13th 2010

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
57 min.57 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film
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Step by step recipe

1 Greek salad : Photo of step #1Wash 1 cucumber, peel and slice (a mandolin is the ideal tool for this), then cut into sticks, and finally into small dice.

Put to wait in a seive.

If you prefer your cucumber softer rather than crunchy, salt lightly to tenderise and draw out some of the juice.
10 min.
2 Greek salad : Photo of step #2Prepare ½ onion and chop finely. 5 min.
3 Greek salad : Photo of step #3Prepare 4 tomatoes and cut into small dice. 20 min.
4 Greek salad : Photo of step #4Dice 100 g feta. 5 min.
5 Greek salad : Photo of step #5Remove the stones from 30 g black olives and chop roughly. 5 min.
6 Greek salad : Photo of step #6Prepare a "citronette" (lemon) dressing, by mixing 4 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper. 5 min.
7 Greek salad : Photo of step #7Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, then add the fresh herbs and mix again. 5 min.
8 Greek salad : Photo of step #8Add the dressing and mix once more.

It's ready.
2 min.

Remarks

Take care to use the recommended quantity of olive oil; it's important for the end result, and ideally use Greek oil if you can.

Use a red onion if possible; they are available in the summer and are so good raw.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
105125 gr31 gr92 gr
53 %10 %3 %14 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1193 gr4 gr10 gr
6 %1 %<1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2626 gr7 gr22 gr
13 %2 %1 %3 %
% 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 : 4.05 €
Per person : 1.01 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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And to drink?: If you like it, why not the famous Greek white wine Retsina? Or a fruity rosé from Provence. To accompany this salad perfectly, drink one or the other, well chilled and in the shade.
Source: Home made.
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