Greek Salad With Basil Dressing

Great Greek Salad
Sang An
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preparation
15
minutes
cooking
15
minutes
Serves 6

Ingredients

1/2
cup
extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2
cup
fresh basil
kosher salt and black pepper
2
14-ounce cans
stuffed grape leaves
8
ounces
Feta, broken into large pieces
1
seedless cucumber, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch half-moons
1
cup
cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1
12-ounce jar
pepperoncini, drained
1
lemon, cut into wedges
3/4
cup
olives, preferably kalamata

Directions

  1. In a blender, puree the olive oil, 1 cup of the basil, and ¼ teaspoon salt until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Divide the stuffed grape leaves, Feta, cucumber, tomatoes, pepperoncini, lemon, olives, and remaining ½ cup of basil among plates.
  3. Season the tomatoes and cucumbers with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Drizzle with the basil oil before serving.
Stephana Bottom
May 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 382
  • Fat 43 g
  • Sat Fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 13 mg
  • Sodium 1,944 mg
  • Protein 11 g
  • Carbohydrate 28 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Iron 1 mg
  • Calcium 198 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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