Thursday, June 28, 2012

Shepherd's Salad

  1. 1 Large Tomato, chopped into small pieces
  2. 1 English Cucumber(Remove seeds in you are using big cucumbers), chopped into small pieces
  3. 2  Hot Green Chili  Peppers, very thinly sliced (May be replaced with bell peppers) (OPTIONAL!)
  4. 1 Small Red Onion (or green onions)
  5. 1 Cup Flat Leaf Italian Parsley, chopped
  6. Few Fresh Mint Leaves
  7. Feta Cheese (Optional)
  8. 2-3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  9. 1 1/2 Tablespoons  Lemon or Vinegar
  10. 2 Tablespoons Very Lightly Toasted Sesame Seeds (Optional)
  11. Salt & Pepper to taste

Try to chop/dice all the veggies in small & equal size.
Combine onions, diced cucumbers & tomatoes, sliced peppers and chopped parsley & mint.
Whisk the Olive Oil, Lemon (Or Vinegar), Salt & Pepper & pour on to the salad & toss well.
Let the salad sit in the refrigerator for a couple of hours for the flavors to infuse really well.
Garnish with feta cheese if you want. Lightly toast the sesame seeds & sprinkle on the salad before serving.

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