This Greek Squash Salad is just a good old Greek salad, but simpler and with a little twist: summer squash (or zucchini)! And it’s a little bit more delicate, too. Instead of cutting the vegetables into big chunks, for this salad they are thinly sliced. I like having them finely sliced, specially the onion and the squash, because considering they all go in raw I find them more pleasant that way. I obviously love the traditional chunky take just as much, but this version is more… have I said delicate?
I know summer is long gone and summer squashes are not a thing anymore, but zucchini will do just fine. The squash adds a nice texture to the salad but it doesn’t take away from the authentic Greek taste. Add different varieties of tomatoes if you can, that adds more flavor, too.
I make so many salads during the summer, but comes fall I kind of forget about them, so here’s a reminder to add a side salad to your fall meals! Start with this one 😉
Greek Squash Salad
- 1 small red onion
- 2 tomatoes
- 1/2 cucumber
- 1 summer squash, or zucchini
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
- salt and black pepper
- fresh parsley
- Cut the red onion and tomatoes in half and thinly slice into half moons.
- Thinly slice the cucumber and squash.
- Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
- On a large platter, arrange the tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and zucchini. Drizzle with the dressing and gently toss to mix.
- Add the crumbled feta and top with fresh parsley. Serve.
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