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10 No-cook Dinners for Summer


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Greek Salad
Traditional Greek salads don't have lettuce, but feel free to add some green leaves if you want to.
Traditional Greek salads don't have lettuce, but feel free to add some green leaves if you want to.
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Bursting with color, flavor, aromas and texture, a Greek salad appeals to all the senses. Its cool freshness is the perfect antidote to a hot summer night.

To create a traditional Greek salad, forgo the lettuce and toss some juicy tomato wedges, cucumber chunks, red onions cut into rings, pitted black olives and pickled banana pepper slices into a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil or Greek salad dressing and toss everything together. When you're ready to serve, transfer generous amounts of the salad to individual bowls and top with a slice or pile of crumbled feta cheese. Serve with a side of pita wedges.

If you'd like to add some leaves to your salad or would like put a gourmet twist on this traditional recipe, try Emeril's Stacked Greek Salad, or this recipe for a Greek salad with red wine vinegar.


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