Greek salad with lettuce is one of the variations of the typical Greek salad, the Horiatiki salad. The recipe is easy to make and can save you any time you need a fresh and delicious salad for your lunch or dinner.
The Greek salad is one of the most popular and very healthy salads you can have all year long. It is great for any occasion in whatever version you taste it, although we have to say that Greek salad is the ideal summer lunch food.
Make your own Greek Salad with lettuce
Greek salad with lettuce is simply to put together and is also very nourishing; you can find it in the deli store, but this version never seems to cut for the real thing.
Making your own Greek salad with lettuce is easy; the salad is a great go to recipe that you can throw together for an average lunch or as a complementary dish to serve to your company.
Keep in mind that the Greek salad with lettuce recipe calls for nice tomatoes and crispy green lettuce leaves. They make a real difference in this salad. Kalamata olives or pitted olives are also a must.
Recipe for Greek salad with lettuce
- 3 medium tomatoes sliced or chopped
- 1 -2 small cucumbers sliced into thick half-rounds
- 1 small red onion, sliced into thin slivers
- 10 Kalamata (black) olives (or as many as you want)
- Romain lettuce leaves
- 1/3 cup of Greek extra virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons of dried oregano
- vinegar or lemon
Making the Greek Salad with lettuce
The recipe for the Greek Salad with lettuce is ideal for a novice; the steps are easy, and similar to the typical horiatiki salad.
Use Roma, tomato, or grape tomatoes and long cucumber. Wash the tomatoes and cucumbers and let them dry. Cut and slice them along with onions and cucumbers, and place them in a large bowl.
Clean the lettuce, removing the stem and discarding damaged leaves. Separate and rinse leaves individually to remove any soil and debris. Pat dry with paper towels. Shred the lettuce using a food processor or by hand (cutting as thinly as possible). Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Mix the ingredients in the serving bowl and season with dried oregano and salt. Add the olives and sprinkle with the olive oil. Your Greek salad with lettuce is ready to serve!
Greek names of the ingredients of the Greek Salad with lettuce recipe
- tomato = ntomata, ντομάτα
- cucumber = aggouri, αγγούρι
- onion = kremmidi, κρεμύδι
- olives = elies, ελιες
- lettuce: marouli, μαρούλι
- olive oil = elaiolado, ελαιόλαδο
- salt = alati, αλάτι
- oregano = rigani, ρίγανη
- vinegar = ksidi, ξύδι