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Greek Salad with Oregano Dressing and Pickled Onions

Ingredients

  • Pickled Red Onions

  • 1 cup red wine vinegar

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 large red onion sliced thinly

  • Salad

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce washed and torn into pieces

  • a few handfuls of baby spinach leaves washed

  • 1 punnet cherry tomato washed

  • 1 cucumber washed and cut into 2-inch chunks

  • 2 cups kalamata olives

  • 8 oz feta cheese crumbled

  • sea salt & freshly ground black pepper

  • The Dressing

  • zest and juice of 1 lemon

  • 0.5 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic mashed

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano

  • salt & pepper

Method

  • Pickled Red Onions:

  • 1.

    In a small saucepan, bring the vinegar and sugar to a boil.

  • 2.

    Once the sugar has dissolved, turn off the heat and add the onion.

  • 3.

    Let rest until the onion has softened a bit and begins to turn purple, about 30 minutes.

  • 4.

    Refrigerate. These may be made several days in advance and will last a month in your refrigerator.

  • Salad:

  • 1.

    Place salad ingredients into a large salad bowl.

  • The Dressing:

  • 1.

    Whisk dressing ingredients together until they are smoothly combined.

  • 2.

    Sprinkle pickled onions onto the salad, add dressing and toss well.

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