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Greek Food-Village Salad. Fresh, delicious, flavorful!

Updated on January 23, 2014

Greek Village Salad

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5 stars from 3 ratings of Greek Village Salad. Fresh, delicious, flavorful!

A delicious Greek Village Salad

A quick and fresh delicious salad. Full of flavor and bright colors.

Once you gather all the ingredients you can have this whipped together in about 25-30 minutes. Serves about 8, in 1/2- 1 cup serving sizes, which makes it great for gatherings or picnics!

Prep Time

Prep time: 25 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Cucumbers, sliced like coins or quartered
  • 8 oz Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata Olives, Sliced in halves
  • 4 Tomatos, wedged
  • 1 Green pepper, sliced into strips
  • 1-2 Red onions, sliced
  • 1 can Garbonzo beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 Fresh lemon, squeezed
  • 3 tablespoonns Olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley, Fresh and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Dressing

Directions

  1. Chop the cucumber, tomato, onion, green pepper and olives. Add to a large bowl. Mix in the feta cheese and Garbanzo beans.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a separate container, mix well. Or puree (your choice).
  3. When ready to eat, toss the salad with the dressing.
  4. Enjoy!

Enjoy!

© 2014 Rebecca

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    • cygnetbrown profile image

      Cygnet Brown 

      4 years ago from Springfield, Missouri

      What beautiful salad that can brightened the darkest winter day! My mouth waters just looking at the picture!

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      JS Matthew 

      4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Like you said, "Red Onion gives it that 'armpit' aroma". I eat so many onions and do much garlic that my blood is thin and I wear out tooth brushes. That's exactly why I love great cheese and Greek salads. This recipe is no exception. Thank you.

      JSMatthew~

    • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rebecca 

      4 years ago from USA

      Thanks JS. And everyone else. I love this recipe, but have a tooth brush ready when finished! The red onion is really strong!

    • J.S.Matthew profile image

      JS Matthew 

      4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Love this recipe! Very popular in my area because most of the restaurants and all the pizza shops are owned by Greeks! I forget what it is called on the menu but I know it is a "village" salad. Thanks for sharing this. Up and shared.

      JSMatthew~

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      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      Looks beautiful. I do need to eat more of a variety of vegetables. Thanks for sharing.

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      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great idea for a salad looks nutritious and delicious voted up and useful

    • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rebecca 

      4 years ago from USA

      The red onion gives it that nice "armpit" aroma! ahahha!! It's really not right w/o the red onion. so just use less.

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      anna sun 

      4 years ago

      eck! no raw red onions….no raw onions yucky! but the rest is DELISH sounding….im gonna have to make me some ;)

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      M K Paul 

      4 years ago from India

      Very nice, I must try

    • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rebecca 

      4 years ago from USA

      Thanks Rochelle. I hope you like it if you make it. I can't think of one veggie I don't like. :)

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      Rochelle Frank 

      4 years ago from California Gold Country

      Sounds delicious-- my kind of food. I make a salad almost every day with mos of these ingredients-- on top of some lettuce or spinach.

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