RECIPES

Greek salad

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Greek salad

This chunky Greek salad recipe is quick to make and packed with protein. The wholemeal pitta makes a high-fibre accompaniement.

With a GI of 45, this meal is high protein, low GI.

Ingredients

  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • ½ cucumber, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 100g/3½oz reduced fat feta cheese, drained and cut into cubes
  • 50g/1¾oz black olives, pitted and drained (in brine not oil and preferably Kalamata olives)
  • small handful fresh mint leaves
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 wholemeal pitta breads, warmed