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.
12,5531.5/5 for 2 ratings
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Last modified on: August 29th 2018

For 12 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
49 min.49 min.
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Keeping:

1 or 2 hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
Cretan salad : Photo of step #1
Prepare 12 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.
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Peel 2 cups spring onion (scallion)...

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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...then slice thinly into a salad bowl.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Add 2 cups feta cut into small pieces and 23 cup tuna in oil.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Finish by adding the well-drained tomatoes.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Prepare a simple dressing by mixing rapidly 15 tablespoons olive oil, 6 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,080 Kcal or 17,082 Kj133 gr101 gr350 gr
204 %51 %10 %53 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
159 Kcal or 666 Kj5 gr4 gr14 gr
8 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
340 Kcal or 1,424 Kj11 gr8 gr29 gr
17 %4 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Corn salad with croutons, Creamy risotto with vegetables , Sautéd mushrooms with spring onions and cured ham, French-style peas, Kérinou slices, ... All
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Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Feta and spinach brik pie, Moussaka, Stuffed artichokes au gratin, Beef braised in reduced red wine, Souda salad, ... All

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