Souvla Salad: A Greek-Inspired Feast for the Senses
If you’re a fan of Greek cuisine, then you’ll be delighted with this sensational Souvla Salad! It’s the perfect combination of fresh, flavorful vegetables, and succulent grilled meats, all tossed together in a zesty Mediterranean dream of a dish.
• 2 pork or chicken souvlaki skewers, grilled
• 2 bell peppers, sliced
• 2 tomatoes, diced
• 1 red onion, diced
• 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
• Small handful of chopped chili
• Extra-virgin olive oil
• Juice of 1 lemon
• Salt and freshly ground black pepper
• 1 handful fresh oregano, finely chopped
• ¼ cup feta cheese
1. Preheat the grill and cook the souvlaki until the pork or chicken is cooked through and lightly charred, about 8-10 minutes.
2. In a large bowl, combine the sliced bell peppers, diced tomatoes and onions, cucumber, chili and oregano. Drizzle with a generous amount of olive oil and the lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.
3. Remove the souvlaki from the grill and add them to the salad.
4. Sprinkle with the feta cheese and drizzle with a little more olive oil.
5. Serve with a side of warm flat bread or pita.
This beautifully balanced Souvla Salad is a tantalizing homage to Greek cuisine, and it’s sure to please even the most discerning palate. It’s the kind of meal that pleases all the senses – the aroma of the juicy souvlaki and herbs, the crisp freshness of the vegetables and the sharp tang of the feta. Every bite will seem a little bit like a mini vacation in Greece!
If you’re looking for other Mediterranean-inspired recipes, you might also enjoy Greek spanakopita, with spinach, feta, and walnuts in a light and flaky pastry, or cheesy Greek moussaka. Enjoy your culinary journey to Greece!