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Greek Salad Pitas

In Recipes on May 18, 2011 at 12:16 pm

Yield: 8 servings

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon lemon juice

2 1/2 cups chopped seeded plum or cherry tomatoes

3 cup diced seeded peeled cucumber

2 cup chopped green bell pepper

1 1/2 cup chopped red onion

2 cups chopped romaine lettuce

1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley

2 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (about 8 ounces)

8 8-inch-diameter whole wheat pita breads, halved


Whisk olive oil, red wine vinegar and lemon juice in large bowl. Season dressing with salt and pepper.

Mix tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, romaine, and parsley into dressing. Fold in feta cheese.

Quick Tip: Salad can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Using slotted spoon, transfer salad mixture to pita bread halves right before you leave for the picnic.

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