Greek Salad or a Horiatiki ( which means a village salad) is the most popular dish that can be found in every Eatery- establishment in Greece , especially during the summer.
Greek salad is very easy to make like a lot of Greek recipes and even though many restaurants have changed the look and the way of making it through the years, the true recipe requires tomatoes, cucumber, onions, green peppers, olives from the local region and of course feta cheese.
You will need.
1 Kg firm, ripe tomatoes
1 peeled cucumber
Salt & vinegar
1 medium onion
1 green sweet pepper (bell pepper)
180 gr. Feta cheese
80 gr. Olives ( Kalamata type)
A good pinch of dried oregano
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1. Cut the tomatoes into wedges or chunks, depending on the size (not slices)
2. Slice the cucumber, onion and pepper.
3. Arrange in a bowl or deep plate, season with a dash of vinegar and salt to taste, and toss. Lay the feta cheese in a single slice on top, surrounding with the olives, sprinkle with oregano and pour the extra virgin olive oil over all.