Weekend Menu Planning: Greek-Inspired Salads are Perfect for Summer
If you're lucky enough to visit Greece, you won't find Greek Salad on the menu there. What you will find in nearly every Greek restaurant is something called Village Salad (Choriátiki Saláta), a dish that usually has cucumbers, tomatoes, green bell pepper, onion, Kalamata olives, and Feta cheese, dressed with red wine vinegar, olive oil, and dried oregano. There are other ingredients that are sometimes included (like Greek peperoncini peppers or dried beans) but in Greece this traditional salad never has lettuce.
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