Wholesome Mediterranean Salad
Picture yourself on a sun-kissed terrace overlooking the azure Mediterranean Sea, a gentle breeze ruffling your hair, and a plate of Wholesome Mediterranean Salad in front of you. This salad is a harmonious blend of fresh, vibrant ingredients that capture the essence of Mediterranean cuisine. It’s not just a salad; it’s a culinary journey to the Mediterranean coast.
The star-studded cast of this salad includes crisp cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, briny Kalamata olives, creamy feta cheese, and zesty red onions. These ingredients dance together in perfect harmony, creating a melody of flavors in every bite.
- 2 cups of cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1/2 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, Kalamata olives, red onion, and feta cheese in a large salad bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss until all the ingredients are evenly coated.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve your Wholesome Mediterranean Salad on a sunny day, and savor the taste of the Mediterranean.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Wholesome Mediterranean Salad is a refreshing and nutritious salad that brings the flavors of the Mediterranean to your table. It’s perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for grilled meats and seafood.
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Transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean coast with this Wholesome Mediterranean Salad. It’s not just a salad; it’s a culinary voyage that brings the flavors of the Mediterranean to your plate. The freshness of the ingredients, combined with the tangy dressing, creates a symphony of flavors that will leave you craving for more. Whether you’re enjoying it as a light lunch or serving it at a summer gathering, this salad is sure to be a hit. Bon appétit!