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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Greek Salad

Head of Romaine lettuce, chopped (not bagged)
4 ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks
1/2 red onion, sliced very thin
30 whole pitted Kalamata olives
6 ounces crumbled Feta cheese (or to taste)
1/4 C olive oil
2 tbs red wine vinegar
1 tsp sugar or Splenda (or to taste)
1 clove garlic, minced
6 Kalamata olives (extra), minced
1/4 tsp sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 whole lemon

Put chopped lettuce, tomato wedges, cucumber chunks, onion slices, Kalamata olives, and feta into a salad bowl.
Combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt, pepper, and chopped olives in a small bowl. Whisk together until combined. Taste and adjust seasonings.
Pour dressing over sald and toss right beforre serving. Squeeze fresh lemon over salad, and serve.
I serve this salad with Greek chicken. I found this recipe on The Pioneer Woman's blog, and thought the dressing sounded extra good...I was right! I enjoy her blog..great recipes, and she's funny! Check her out!


  1. yum i'm going to have to try this too! i also love the pioneer woman (allison introduced me to her site), and i just found out that she has a show on the food network now! so cool! love you

  2. This is a tasty salad...good with the Greek chicken and roasted potatoes.

  3. I love PW, too! This salad sounds tasty! I look forward to seeing her on the Food Network, too!