Greek tomato salad! A stellar salad!Litsa!

Written by Litsa Bolontzakis on. Posted in Recipes, Salads

Greek tomato or Horiatki salad, a 4-star salad! The olive oil, Feta cheese, and that Greek Origano,

Greek tomato salad Litsa!

Greek tomato salad Litsa!

come together and they give us perfection!

Summer and salads, with vegetables, picked at the perfect moment we need them, that is what makes a perfect salad!

Not everyone has a garden which is the ideal way, but we make the best of the situation.

We look and see if there are any local farmers markets and we visit them, they are bursting with seasonal products, and it is a celebration, the land celebrates a job well done with the different colors, textures, and flavors, it’s like it’s saying to us, I am strong and no matter what you do to me I will still feed you and provide for you….You are not kind to me but I have staying power and I care for you…

Unconditional Love!

I like to pick the gifts of the land myself and I am fortunate to have a farm very close to my house, what a delightful time I enjoy!

I want you to know the secrets for the best Greek tomato salad.

Here they are!

 

  • Ingredients
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 1 large English cucumber
  • 1 large onion
  • Olive oil, salt, and oregano
  • Greek Feta cheese as much as you like
  • Kalamata olives as many as you like

Tomatoes have to be ripe and plump at room temperature for the perfect Greek salad!

Oil has to be good Greek olive oil.

Feta has to be nice and Greek, no substitutions will do.

Oregano Greek also and I am not funny…That is if you want an authentic Greek salad

Cut your tomatoes and cucumber, and place them on a beautiful platter.

Add the onion in roundels.

Season your salad with just a little salt.

Add the feta, olives, oregano and oil

Your Greek tomato salad is so ready to be enjoyed with nice bread!

P.S. If you like you can use a little red wine vinegar, I also love capers with my Greek tomato Salad!

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Litsa Bolontzakis

Litsa Bolontzakis

Children's book and cookbook author Litsa Bolontzakis is an expert on Greek cooking and that culture's easy, simple way of life. Her desire is to help other families learn from her culture how to appreciate the simple things in life and grow to enjoy the seasons and the gifts they bring.

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