Greek salad - it's one of the easiest andlow-calorie salads, and thus it is extremely useful and tasty! The name in this case is fully justified - this salad is really a native of Greece, only in his home country is usually called "horiatiki".
The basis of Greek salad goat cheese"Feta", olive oil, olives and herbs. Salad is very easy to prepare and good at both as a starter and as a side dish to meat or fish dishes.
- Feta cheese - 200 grams (you can substitute feta cheese)
- Tomatoes - 3-4 pcs.
- Cucumbers - 1-2 pieces.
- Sweet pepper - 1-2 pieces.
- Onions (preferably red) - 1 head
- Juice of half a lemon
- Pitted olives - 80 g
- olive oil
- Herbs - parsley, celery, basil
- Garlic, salt and ground black pepper to taste
The peculiarity of the Greek salad - in addition to taste - its spectacular appearance, so try to cut the vegetables nice and tasteful.
The bottom of the salad bowl laid lettuce. Coarsely cut tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onions - rings and gently lay on top of the lettuce. Greek salad is not stirred, and you can be creative - for example, lay pepper slices on a large circle in the inside to put cucumbers with tomatoes or tomato roll cut in half circles - the appearance of food will depend on the flight to your imagination.
Top add olives, diced cheeseand sprinkle with finely chopped greens. Of particular poignancy attaches basil - but you can use any other herbs - parsley, cilantro. It remains to fill the salad with olive oil and lemon juice, add salt to taste, pepper - and the Greek salad is ready!