This classic summer salad with an olive oil and red wine vinaigrette captures all the sunny flavours and colours of the Mediterranean.
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved or 2 large tomatoes, cut in wedges
1/2 red onion, sliced
1 medium cucumber, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
Handful Italian parsley, chopped
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
2 handfuls kalamata olives, pitted
8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled or cubed
Add tomatoes, onion, cucumber, green pepper and parsley to large bowl.
Drizzle salad with olive oil and red wine vinegar. Toss to combine. Taste and adjust for seasoning. Garnish with black olives and feta.
Yield: 4 servings.