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Greek Salad


    This traditional salad is an easy and refreshing way to get a healthy dose of antioxidants. The vegetables are packed with vitamins A and C, while the olive oil gives you plenty of vitamin E. 

    3 ripe tomatoes, cut in chunks
    1/2 English cucumber, cut in chunks
    1 red or yellow pepper, cut in chunks
    1 cup (250 ml) feta cheese, crumbled
    1 Tbsp (15 ml) red onion, cut in half rings or diced
    1 Tbsp (15 ml) fresh oregano, finely cut
    5 Tbsp (75 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
    1 tsp (5 ml) balsamic vinegar
    20 Kalamata olives
    A few capers Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

    Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Serve at room temperature to get the best flavour from the tomatoes. Serves four.


    Source: alive #248, June 2003


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