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Greek Salad



7 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons white or red wine vinegar

Pinch of dry mustard

Salt and pepper


2 heads romaine lettuce

2 large, ripe tomatoes, chopped

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced

1 red onion, thinly sliced

1 green pepper, seeded and cut into strips

1/3 cup Kalamata olives

4 ounces diced feta cheese (1cup)

2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried


Make the dressing by combining the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, and a little salt and pepper in screwtop jar. Shake well. Taste the dressing and add more salt and pepper if necessary.

Place the lettuce leaves in a salad bowl or on a platter. Arrange the tomatoes, cucumber, onion, bell pepper, olives, feta, and oregano over the lettuce. Drizzle some of the dressing on top and serve the rest alongside.