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Luscious Greek Salad and Souvlaki Platter: Sumptuous Delight for Your Mid-Day Meal

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Luscious Greek​ Salad​ and Souvlaki Platter: Sumptuous Delight​ for Your Mid-Day Meal

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Luscious Greek Salad and Souvlaki‍ Platter: ‍Sumptuous Delight for Your Mid-Day Meal

Are you tired of boring⁣ salads and sandwiches⁣ for your lunch? Why not try this flavorful and satisfying Greek feast? This platter combines fresh and crispy salad with juicy and tender souvlaki,⁣ marinated in delicious herbs and spices. Perfect for a mid-day break or a weekend picnic, this meal is easy to prepare and will⁣ impress your family ⁤and friends. Follow⁣ the recipe below and discover the taste ​of Greece!

Greek Salad and Souvlaki Platter

The Recipe

Greek Salad

  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup feta‍ cheese, crumbled
  • 3⁢ tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt​ and pepper to taste

Step Instructions
1 In a⁢ large bowl, combine⁣ the tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, olives, and⁢ feta cheese.
2 In a‌ small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
3 Pour the ⁣dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

Souvlaki

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast or pork tenderloin, cut ⁤into bite-size cubes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive⁣ oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon ⁣juice
  • 2 garlic ⁢cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp dried‌ oregano
  • 1‍ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ‍cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ⁤salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Step Instructions
1 In a large⁢ bowl, whisk together the⁢ olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, paprika, cumin, salt, and black pepper.
2 Add the chicken⁣ or pork to the bowl and toss to⁤ coat. Marinate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24​ hours in the refrigerator.
3 Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Thread the chicken or pork onto skewers and grill for 10-12 minutes,⁢ turning occasionally, until cooked through and slightly ⁤charred.

The Platter

Arrange the Greek Salad and Souvlaki on a large platter, garnished with fresh parsley or‌ mint leaves. Serve with warm pita bread, Tzatziki ‌sauce, and a glass of chilled white wine. ​Enjoy!

Greek Salad and Souvlaki Platter

Bon Appétit!

We hope you enjoyed this recipe for Luscious Greek Salad and Souvlaki Platter.​ Don’t ⁤hesitate to ​share it with your friends and let us know ⁢how⁤ it turned out in the comments​ section below.⁢ Stay tuned for more mouth-watering recipes from ⁣us!

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