Village Salad

I’ve heard it takes a village to raise a child, so here we go….a village salad..


  • 4 firm large roma tomatoes, thinly sliced in rounds
  • 1 english cucumber peeled and scraped with a fork for stripe effect  and sliced into rounds
  • 1 red bell pepper, stems and seeds  removed, cut into rings
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, stems and seeds removed, cut into rings
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced into rings
  • 6 oz. blue cheese, cut into small chunks
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. freshly chopped oregano
  • pinch each of salt and pepper

Place the tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers into a large bowl. Mix in the olives and cheese.

In a small bowl whisk togeter the oil, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper and drizzle over the salad. Gently toss to coat.

Optional: warm crusty rolls with butter and, without a doubt, a glass of chilled wine.



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