Greek Salad With Tzatziki
Greek cuisine is a delightful blend of fresh ingredients and bold flavors. One of the most beloved dishes from this Mediterranean region is the Greek Salad with Tzatziki. This salad is a perfect embodiment of the Greek spirit, combining the richness of ripe vegetables with the creamy goodness of tzatziki sauce.
- 2 cucumbers, diced
- 3 tomatoes, diced
- 1 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
- 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- For the Tzatziki Sauce:
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cucumber, grated
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by preparing the Tzatziki sauce. In a bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, minced garlic, chopped dill, and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate the sauce while you prepare the salad.
- In a large salad bowl, combine the diced cucumbers, tomatoes, thinly sliced red onion, chopped green bell pepper, and pitted Kalamata olives.
- Gently toss the vegetables together, and then top the salad with crumbled feta cheese.
- Serve the Greek Salad with a generous drizzle of the prepared Tzatziki sauce.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Enjoy this refreshing Greek Salad with Tzatziki as a light and healthy appetizer or as a side dish to your favorite Mediterranean-inspired meal. The combination of crisp vegetables, creamy tzatziki, and tangy feta cheese is a taste of Greece in every bite.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 250 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 10g
Dive into the flavors of Greece with this Greek Salad recipe, and let the vibrant colors and tastes transport you to the sunny Mediterranean shores. It’s the perfect addition to any summer gathering or weeknight dinner. Your taste buds will thank you for this delightful culinary journey.