August 28, 2020

Artisan Lettuce Greek Salad

What You’ll Need

For the Salad:

  • 2 Heads Tanimura & Antle Artisan® Lettuce
  • 1 1/3  cups red or yellow teardrop tomatoes, halve
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1 bell pepper, cut into slices
  • ½ cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved
  • ½ Tanimura & Antle Artisan® Sweet Red Onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Grilled pita bread, optional

For the Dressing: 

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Cut core end of lettuce heads to release leaves; cut leaves crosswise in half.  Rinse and then drain well.
  2. Combine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, olives and sweet red onion in large salad bowl. 
  3. Combine vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, oregano and salt in bowl.  Gradually whisk in oil until blended.  Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add vinaigrette, as desired, before serving; toss well. 
  5. Top with feta cheese. 
  6. Serve with pita bread and grilled chicken or beef skewers (optional).