Cretan olive oil & recipes


Greek Salad (Xoriatiki salata)

Serves 4

  • 4ripe and firm tomatoes
  • 200 g "fetta" cheese or 200gr "mizithra kritiki"
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 pinch of oregano
  • 8 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil "Giannoulis"
  • Salt and pepper
  • Kalamata olives (optional)

Wash the tomatoes, cut out the stalks and finely slice.

Peel the onions and slice the thin rings.

Slice open the pepper, remove seeds, and cut in thin strips.

Peel the cucumber and cut in thin slices, or dice.

Mix all these ingredients in a salad bowl, dress with the olive oil, salt, pepper and a pinch of oregano.

Can be served topped with some black olives.

With slight variations, in Greece this salad is very popular in the summer.

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