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Blue Zone Village Salad with Greek Dressing

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Blue Zone Village Salad with Greek Dressing

We recently shared this recipe in our Blue Zones Cooking Workshop and the staff loved it! They felt it was a healthy(ier) version of your standard Greek Salad that impressed everyone!


Village Salad

  • 2 red tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced thickly and halved
  • salt, pepper, and oregano
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • ¼ lb sheep’s milk feta, cut into small chunks
  • ¼ lb Kalamata olives

Greek Dressing

  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 cups olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 t oregano o
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Combine all ingredients except seasonings and dressing in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss ingredients. Make salad dressing in a large jar. Shake well. (best to let stand for 2 days before using to optimize flavors) Add desired amount of dressing to vegetables and toss well.

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  • Carolina Scotty
    April 15, 2022 at 12:44 pm

    For those of us who must avoid diary products, Follow Your Heart makes an excellent vegan feta substitute
    Disclaimer: It’s “excellent” when you haven’t had real feta in 15 years 🙂
    I have seen it occasionally at Harris Teeter, but Whole Foods and Earth Fare usually have it in stock:

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