Bright and bold flavors of a traditional Greek Salad join cool and creamy California Avocados and smoky bacon for an all new California Greek Salad. By far one of my favorite salads yet!
I’m just going to come right out and say it – I’m a salad fanatic.
We eat a salad with our dinner about 5 nights a week. Greek Salad has been a long time family favorite because it combines things like Kalmata olives, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and feta cheese tossed with Romaine lettuce.
Then I went and did something cray-cray. I added some diced California Avocados and a bunch of crispy, crumbly bacon.
I’m pretty sure anything considered “Californian” consists of avocado and bacon. So yeah, ‘California’ Greek Salad.
Pure. Heaven. People!
I never knew my Greek Salad was missing these vital ingredients until I put them in there, and WOW! I don’t want to make another Greek salad without them!
The dressing for this tasty salad consists of the one and only California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil, along with a little red wine vinegar, some old fashioned dijon mustard and a few herbs.
I shook it all up in my new dressing shaker from OXO. Love!
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I tossed just the lettuce with the dressing then proceeded to toss the rest of the tasty components all together.
This is the perfect salad to bring along to summer get togethers. Just toss right before serving for a beautiful presentation!
Tell me I’m not the only one who wants to be buried in that salad and have to eat my way out.
Too much? mmmmkay…
Just do it!
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