Greek salad is all the rage! In fact, it’s a great healthy choice, since it contains different vegetables, olive oil, feta cheese and delicious Kalamata olives. A Greek salad is also colourful and rich in antioxidants. The Mediterranean diet is known for its cardiovascular health benefits, so be sure to make the most of regional recipes. The basics of the olive oil-based Mediterranean diet include tons of vegetables, legumes, little red meat, a lot of fish.
1 cup Liberté plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
8 cherry tomatoes
4 pitted Kalamata olives
¼ cup chopped English cucumber
1 sprig fresh oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar (optional)
Quarter the cherry tomatoes.
Chop the Kalamata olives.
Tear the oregano leaves.
Mix all of the ingredients and serve cold. For a smooth texture, blend the ingredients in a food processor.
Right before serving, add the balsamic vinegar.