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.
7,7431.5/5 for 2 ratings
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Last modified on: August 29th 2018

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
49 min.49 min.
Keeping: 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.
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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.
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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)
FetaFeta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Canapés of red mullet with poppy seeds, Vegetable rosette tart, Multicoloured cucumber-tomato salad, Courgette tart with mint, Cretan-style salmon , ... All
Spring onion (scallion)Spring onion (scallion): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Paimpol salad, Prawn salad with a crunch, Green beans with tomatoes, Stuffed baguette , French-style peas, ... All
Tuna in oilTuna in oil: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pan bagnat, Cucumber and salmon salad, Leek and tuna loaf, Tomato ladybirds, Oriane's tuna rillettes , ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pilau rice, Marinated tuna with herbs, Cubed salad, Sautéd broccoli with ham, Rabbit civet, ... All

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