Traditional Greek Salad
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4 Juicy Tomatoes
1 Cucumber, partially peeled making a striped pattern
1 Green Capsicum, cored
1 Red Onion
Greek Kalamata olives
Quality extra virgin olive oil
Red wine vinegar
1 block of Greek feta cheese
Quality dried oregano
Cut the tomatoes into wedges or large chunks.
Cut the cucumber in half length-wise, then slice into thick halves.
Thinly slice the bell pepper into rings.
Cut the red onion in half and thinly slice into half moons.
Place everything in a large salad dish with a handful of the pitted Kalamata olives.
Drizzle a generous amount of olive oil over the salad, followed by a splash of vinegar and some salt.
Sprinkle a handful of oregano over the top, and gently toss the salad.
Traditionally, the feta cheese is served as a whole block on top of the salad, or in large chunks.
Serve for your friends and family to enjoy!
TOP TIP: This salad is best enjoyed with a fresh loaf of dried bread to mop up the delicious juices.