Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Skewered Greek Salad

Cook Time: 10 min
Level: Easy
Yield: 4 to 6 servings



24 grape or small cherry tomatoes
3 ounces feta cheese, cut into 12 (1/2-inch) cubes
12 pitted kalamata olives
1/2 small red or sweet onion, cut into 12 (1/2-inch) pieces
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
Special equipment: 12 (6-inch) bamboo or wood skewers


2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


For the Skewers: Thread the skewers starting with a tomato, then a piece of feta cheese, an olive, a piece of onion and finish with another tomato. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

For the Vinaigrette: In a small bowl, mix together the lemon juice, red wine vinegar and oregano. Whisk in the olive oil until the mixture thickens. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Arrange the skewers on a serving platter. Spoon the vinaigrette over the skewers and sprinkle with the chopped oregano.



Katerina said...

These flavors are so dear and familiar to me I can't do otherwise than loving them.

Country Gourmet Traveler said...

What a great idea, love the skewer and the photos. I am always browsing through blogs to find new ideas, would be nice to stay in touch.