Cucumber, tomato and mixed olive salad

Cucumber, tomato and mixed olive salad
Cucumber, tomato and mixed olive salad Photo: Danielle Smith
Dietary
Vegetarian

Cucumber, tomato and mixed olive salad

Ingredients

4 roma tomatoes

150g mixed olives

½ continental cucumber, seeded and cut into 7-8cm batons

1 small red onion, sliced into thin rings

Leaves from 6 sprigs oregano

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

1 tsp sumac

Salt and pepper

200g Greek fetta

Method

Cut a small cross in the base of tomatoes with a small sharp knife and plunge each one into a saucepan of boilingwater for 30 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and plunge into a bowl of icedwater. Drain and peel the tomatoes then slice thickly.

Combine sliced tomatoes, olives, cucumber, onion and oregano in a large bowl.

Whisk olive oil, vinegar and sumac in a small bowl with salt and pepper to taste. Pour dressing over salad and toss gently. Crumble fetta over salad.

Serve with a crusty baguette.

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