Horiátiki Saláta – Country Salad


2 large, firm tomatoes
1 untreated cucumber
1 green pepper
1 onion
5 oz (150 g) Féta, in cubes
½ tsp dried oregano
1 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped
5 Tbs olive oil
2 Tbs red wine vinegar
Salt, black pepper
Black olives


  • Wash and dry the vegetables. 
  • Cut the tomatoes into eighths; chop the unpeeled  cucumber into cubes; deseed the pepper and cut into narrow strips; peel the onion and cut into rings.
  • Put the vegetables and the Féta into a salad bowl, retaining a few of the Féta cubes and onion rings.
  • Add the herbs.
  • Mix the oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper together thoroughly and pour over the salad. 
  • Mix everything together carefully and sprinkle with the remaining Féta. 
  • Garnish the salad with onion rings and black olives.