Greek Tuna And Tomato Salad

Greek tuna-tomato salad

This is about as easy and flavorful as you can get. And since I have lots of heirloom tomatoes right now (yes, that’s pretty late…), this has been on the dinner menu and lunch menu.

Served with some good bread (do I have to say it? OK, how about easy artisan bread!) to sop up all the juices, I think this makes a fine meal.

My family, on the other hand, would like to see a lot more meat than the little bits of tuna here and there, so they are probably happy that this is a seasonal dish.


Here’s what you do: cut everything up and toss it into a bowl and add some oil and vinegar.

Yep, that’s it- gotta love recipes like this.

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Greek Tuna And Tomato Salad

  • 6 large tomatoes, cored and cut into large chunks or wedges
  • 1 medium onion (preferably red or sweet, but any will do)
  • 8 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 20-25 Kalamata olives, quartered
  • 2 6-oz. cans tuna, drained
  • 1-1/2 c. cooked garbanzo beans (from the freezer, or one 14-oz. can)
  • 2 Tb. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste (I like Kosher salt and coarsely ground pepper)
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1/4 c. red wine vinegar
  • splash of balsamic vinegar
  • lettuce for serving (optional)
  1. Place the first nine ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk the oil and vinegars together in a small measuring cup and then pour over the ingredients in the bowl.
  3. Gently toss the salad together.
  4. Serve on top of lettuce, if desired.

Makes about 6 servings

 

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Comments

  1. My mouth is seriously watering .. that looks divine! Can’t wait to try it!

  2. Sounds and looks yummy! I’d love for you to stop by What’s Cooking Wednesday to share a recipe each week! We’d love to have you :)

    Hope to see you there!
    Cristi
    http://thekingscourt4.blogspot.com/

  3. Wow that looks really good..another good idea for end of the season fresh tomatoes…

  4. Goodness, my mouth is actually watering too! This looks and sounds delicious – and how lucky are you to have heirloom tomatoes this late!

  5. This looks fantastic. I love salads and your tomatoes look spectacular, especially for this time of year.

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