For a refreshing summer lunch, try this easy and delicious (and healthy!) twist on a traditional Greek salad, courtesy of Elizabeth Woolfe, our interim Executive Vice President. Elizabeth says, “Nothing reminds me of summer more than the crisp, sweet, mouth-watering taste of watermelon. ENJOY!”
A refreshing twist on a traditional Greek salad. So rich in flavor that it doesn’t even need dressing!
Serves 4 for lunch
I small head Romaine lettuce, washed and cut/torn into bite-sized pieces
3 cups watermelon, cut in 1-inch chunks
1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
¾ cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced
½ cup red onion, diced
¼ cup olive oil
Fresh ground pepper to taste
Fresh mint and parsley to taste
Combine all ingredients and chill together. Add ¾ cup feta cheese, crumbled, just before serving.
Note: you can add or substitute other salad ingredients: red or green pepper, ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella for the feta.