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.
12,4341.5/5 for 2 ratings
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Last modified on: August 29th 2018

For 4 people, you will need:

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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 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.
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Peel 5.3 oz 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 5.3 oz feta cut into small pieces and 1.8 oz 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 5 tablespoons olive oil, 2 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
1,360 Kcal or 5,694 Kj44 gr34 gr117 gr
68 %17 %3 %18 %
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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Radish and mushroom salad, French-style peas, Mushroom and artichoke omelette, Paimpol salad, Colcannon, ... All
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lumberjack turnovers, Cretan-style salmon , Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad, Moussaka, Tomato and courgette tart, ... All
Tuna in oilTuna in oil: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Avocado with Tuna, Pan bagnat, Mixed salad with curry mayo, Salade Niçoise, Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tabbouleh, Quick flaky pizza, Sliced chicken with mushrooms and broccoli, Eggs meurette, Veal Marengo, ... All

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