This is light and healthy Greek salad recipe.Greek Salad is a crisp, light, healthy summer salad. Torn Romaine lettuce is topped with juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, kalamata olives, red onion, peppers and crumbled or diced feta cheese then tossed with light and tangy lemon olive dressing.This Greek salad is refreshing and perfect for summer.
1-2 romaine hearts sliced or torn
1-2 tomatoes sliced into thin wedges
1/2 english cucumber sliced in semicircles
1/2 red onion thinly sliced
pepperoncini and/or green bell pepper sliced
Crumbled or diced feta cheese
Fresh parsley minced (optional)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar*
1 teaspoon salt or to taste (I used pink himalayan)
1 teaspoon sugar
fresh ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dry parsley
1 large clove garlic or 2 small
1/3 cup olive oil (high quality recommended)
*You can sub in white or red wine vinegar
Directions for dressing:
In a bowl whisk lemon juice,balsamic vinegar,salt,sugar,parsley,black pepper,and garlic.Gradually whisk in olive oil.Continue to whisk until the dressing is well combined and thickened a little.Set a side for at least 15 minutes-30 minutes.Or refrigerate for later use.
Place all salad ingredients in a salad bowl or a plate.Toss with prepared dressing.