Greek Salad (Horiatiki)

Greek Salad (Horiatiki)
This refreshing salad takes on various guises in Greece depending on what vegetables are in season, but it almost always features feta and a dusting of dried oregano. See the recipe for Greek Salad »Todd Coleman

This refreshing salad takes on various guises in Greece depending on what vegetables are in season, but it almost always features feta and a dusting of dried oregano.

Greek Salad (Horiatiki)
This refreshing salad takes on various guises in Greece depending on what vegetables are in season, but always features feta and dried oregano.
Yield: serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. roughly chopped fresh parsley, plus more for garnish
  • 2 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, cut into 1 1/2" pieces
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, and sliced crosswise into 1/4" pieces
  • 12 medium white onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 18 tsp. dried oregano, plus more
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 6 oz. feta, cut into thick slabs
  • 8 kalamata olives

Instructions

  1. Combine parsley, tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions in a bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, and oregano; season with salt and pepper and pour over cucumber mixture. Toss. Transfer salad to a serving bowl and top with feta and olives. Garnish with more oregano; season with pepper.