Traditional Greek Salad - Physio Direct NZ

Traditional Greek Salad


4 medium sized tomatoes

1 medium sized red onion

1 cucumber

200 g olives, stoned and quartered.

1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

200g feta cheese

1 Tbsp fresh basil

1 Tbsp fresh mint


  1. Chop tomatoes into small cubes. Slice the onion very finely and add to the tomatoes. Peel and chop cucumber into similar sized cubes as the tomatoes.
  2. Roughly chop the basil and mint, reserve two basil leaves for garnish. Gently mix into the rest along with the olives.
  3. Chop feta into 1cm cubes; add the rest of the salad ingredients along with the balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Toss together gently with your hands.
  4. To serve, garnish with basil leaves and drizzle with olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 4 as a side salad.

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