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Greek salad without mayonnaise for a festive table: how to make the dish even tastier

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Greek salad recipe without mayonnaise. Source: klopotenko.com

Greek salad is one of the most popular vegetable salads in restaurants around the world. The dish will be quite budget-friendly if you prepare it at home using your favorite vegetables, herbs, and dressing.

The simplest recipe for Greek vegetable salad is published on one of the culinary blogs (anny.cooking) on Instagram.

Greek salad recipe without mayonnaise for the New Year

Ingredients:

  • cucumbers – 1 pc.
  • cocktail tomatoes – 10-12 pcs.
  • bell pepper – 1\2 pcs.
  • purple onions – 1\2 pcs.
  • pitted olives – 12-15 pcs.
  • feta – 150 g
  • olive oil
  • oregano
  • salt
Greek salad for the New Year

Method of preparation:

1. Cucumber and pepper cut into medium cubes.

2. Tomatoes cut in half.

3. Cut the onion into half rings.

4. Feta cut into cubes.

5. Mix all the ingredients for the salad. 6. Season with olive oil, and sprinkle with oregano and salt if desired.

How to make a vegetable Greek salad

Cooking secrets:

  • Traditionally, vegetables for salad are cut into large pieces, neglecting the special single cut.
  • For the dressing, it is better to use extra virgin olive oil, which gives the dish a special national flavor.
  • It is not recommended to salt the salad, because the vegetables will immediately release their juice. Salted feta cheese is a great substitute.
  • Do not neglect spicy herbs: dry oregano, fresh or dry basil, pepper.
What not to add to Greek salad to avoid spoiling the taste

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