Traditional Greek Salad
50g Feta cheese, cubed
Handful of iceberg lettuce
1 tomato, quartered
¼ cucumber (preferably use dark skinned cucumber, leaving the skin on)
3 to 5 large sized black olives, seeded
1 tbsp. chopped parsley
1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. lemon juice
¼ tsp. crushed garlic
Pinch of sugar
Salt and freshly ground pepper
Lay all the prepared veggies on a bed of ice until ready to serve. They are best served cool and crisp.
To make the dressing whizz all the ingredients in a blender. Set aside.
Cut the feta cheese into cubes.
Put the lettuce, tomato and cucumber into a serving bowl. Scatter the feta on top of veggies. Top with chopped parsley OR basil.
Just before serving, add the dressing, scatter olives and serve immediately.