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Greek Salad Nests

If you want to EASILY wow your guests, serve a greek salad in a cucumber nest!

Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Suzie Durigon

Ingredients

  • 3 English cucumbers
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • t tsp oregano, dried
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1/2 cup feta, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup nicoise olives (optional)

Instructions

  1. On a cutting board, cut the tomatoes into bite sized chunks and place into a mixing bowl.

  2. Next take two cucumbers, and julienne them using a mandolin, a julienne slicer or a good, sharp knife (see blog post to find out where you can purchase these); set aside.
  3. Take the other cucumber and chop it into bite sized pieces; add to the bowl with the tomatoes
  4. In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, shallot, salt, pepper and oregano; stir to combine and pour over tomato/cucumber salad; add the feta and stir again.

  5. On each serving dish, take one sixth of the julienned cucumber and make a nest with it on a dish; top with a serving of the tomato/cucumber salad and a few olives if using.
  6. Repeat with the remaining dishes and serve.

    *this can also be made on one large platter