Village Salad

Horiatiki Salata

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

The most overrated of all Greek salads. Don’t get me wrong, I love horiatiki salata: it’s so refreshing on a hot summer’s day, it’s actually thirst-quenching. But I’ve never understood the appeal to eat it throughout the entire year, rather than eating whatever vegetables are actually in season. So I strongly suggest serving up village salads when tomatoes have fully ripened, namely the months of July, August, and September. Buy tomatoes only if they’re deep red, soft, and juicy. Thi