Mouthwatering Mediterranean Flavors
The Mediterranean region is renowned for its rich and diverse culinary heritage. From the sunny coastlines of Greece to the aromatic markets of Morocco, the flavors of the Mediterranean are a delight for the senses. In this recipe, we’ll take you on a culinary journey through this vibrant region with our “Mouthwatering Mediterranean Flavors.”
- 2 cups of fresh ripe tomatoes, diced
- 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
- 1 red onion, finely diced
- 1/2 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/2 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish
- In a large salad bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and Kalamata olives.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the top of the salad.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.
- Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
- Serve immediately and enjoy the Mediterranean freshness!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Our Mouthwatering Mediterranean Flavors salad is a burst of Mediterranean sunshine on your plate. With ripe tomatoes, crisp cucumber, and briny Kalamata olives, this salad is a celebration of the region’s bounty. The tangy feta cheese and aromatic oregano add layers of flavor that will transport you to the shores of the Mediterranean. It’s the perfect side dish for a summer barbecue or a light and refreshing main course on a hot day.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 180 | Fat: 13g | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g
Whether you’re planning a Mediterranean-themed dinner party or simply craving a taste of the Mediterranean, our Mouthwatering Mediterranean Flavors salad is sure to satisfy your palate. This recipe captures the essence of this beautiful region and brings it to your table. So, grab your ingredients and embark on a culinary journey filled with Mediterranean delight!