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Old 05-08-2006, 09:22 PM   #21
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Thanks guys! ^_^

Anyway, here's the recipe. The salad is fit for 1 large serving or 2 small servings, and the dressing is 1-2 servings (because we had to have some extra)

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Olympus Salata
1 serving


Ingredients:

1/6 head romaine lettuce, chopped to bite size
-1/8 red onion thinly sliced
3 colossal black olives, sliced
3 Kalamata olives, pitted and roughly chopped
1/6 orange bell pepper, julienne (1)
1/6 yellow bell pepper, julienne (1.5-2)
1/6 red bell pepper, cut to lozenge
1/2 large tomato, quartered and then cut into fourths width-wise
1/4 cucumber, 1/2 small dice, 1/2 bruised w/ fork & cut into crescents
1/3c crumpled feta cheese (save some for the top)

Dionysus Vinaigrette Dressing:
1-2 Servings

1/3c olive oil
1 medium clove garlic, minced
1T fresh oregano, chopped
1T fresh basil, chopped
1/2t pepper
1/2t salt
1/2t onion powder
1/2t Dijon mustard
1/3c red wine vinegar

Directions:

1. In a large salad bowl, combine Romaine, onion, olives, bell peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, and cheese.
2.Whisk together all of the Dionysus dressing together and toss with salad.

Garnishing:

1/6 red bell pepper, brunoise
1/6 yellow bell pepper, brunoise
1/6 orange bell pepper, brunoise
1 onion peel, sliced to curve
1 small wine cup
1 black olive
Leftover feta

Directions:

1.Sprinkle bell peppers on top of the plate and salad.
2.Place onion curve on the top of the salad and hold in place with olive.
Adjust appearance to desired look. Place wine cup to the side with dressing inside.


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Notes: Dionysus is the Greek god of wine. ;D Unfortunately I don't have a picture on the computer. :(

Tell me what you guys think! I'm already developing a recipe for next year >.> something along the lines of a stuffed avacado...
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Old 05-10-2006, 04:43 PM   #22
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I am not sure it this will keep it greek but how about some type of homeade crouton??
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Old 06-15-2006, 12:50 AM   #23
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I like my greek salad with no lettuce, just lots and lots of juicy marinated sliced mushrooms.
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