Greek Salad

The South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club resumed for the Fall session.

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Michelle prepared a menu fills with whole food of local produce, brown rice and chicken.

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The salad for the day is Greek Salad using local fresh produce like tomatoes, cucumber and green pepper. The fresh basil is from Michelle’s garden.

Ingredients

  • 1 long English cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, remove seeds if necessary and chopped
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • handful of kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil or 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • optional;  1 garlic clove, minced

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Instructions

  • Combine all chopped vegetables in a large bowl.
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients or shake in a cleaned jam jar, covered. Pour over vegetables and toss to combine. Top with feta.

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We had a wonderful Greek meal.

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