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Authentic Greek Salad
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6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic

1 teaspoon red wine vinegar

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/2 teaspoon dill weed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

3 large plum tomatoes seeded and coarsely chopped

1 cucumber, peeled and chopped

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced or coarsely chopped

1 green pepper, coarsely chopped

Pitted black olives

Feta cheese, crumbled

For the dressing:

Whisk oil, lemon juice, garlic, vinegar, oregano, dill weed until blended. Season to taste with salt and black pepper (Can be prepared three hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature before serving.) Rewhisk before using.

For the salad:

Combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion, green pepper and olives in large bowl. Toss with dressing, sprinkle with cheese and serve.

Source: “Favorite Recipes” Gainesville Hall County Senior Life Center Celebrating Family and Friends. Recipe submitted by Lisa Howard, Legacy Link Inc.

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