This lettuce-free Greek Village Salad is a staple of nearly every Greek lunch and dinner. Packed with vegetables and light on dressing, it is a healthy and wholesome dish that anyone can feel good about.
Servings: 4to 6 servings
1seedless English cucumber, peeled and sliced
4large ripe tomatoes, sliced into wedges
1large red onion, peeled and sliced
1large green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
1teaspoondried Oregano leaves
2to 3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/3cupextra-virgin olive oil
1/4lbblock feta-cheese, sliced lengthwise
Lemon wedges to serve with salad
In a large bowl, toss together the cucumber, tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, and olives. Crush the oregano leaves in your hand until fragrant then sprinkle over the vegetables. Drizzle the lemon juice and olive oil into the bowl, then toss. Let set for 20 minutes to let the flavors soak. Serve onto individual plates and top each salad with a slice or two of the feta cheese. Serve with lemon wedges on the side.