Greek Feta & Griddled Pitta Salad

    This is summer in a dish and is ideal for a picnic. Little gem leaves are perfectly formed for scooping so you can use your fingers for this one! The salty olives and feta cheese are the perfect balance for sweet, grassy little gem.


    Buckinghamshire, England, UK
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    • 3 pitta bread (200g)
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 plum tomatoes, cut into wedges (260g)
    • ½ cucumber, diced (200g)
    • 50g pitted black olives, halved
    • ½ x 25g pack mint
    • 200g pack feta, broken into chunks
    • Juice of ½ lemon
    • 4 whole little gem lettuces, leaves separated (250g)


    1. Brush the pittas with a little oil and griddle for 4-5 minutes until golden, turning half way through, tear into pieces.
    2. Mix the tomatoes, cucumber, olives, half the mint leaves and the feta in a large serving bowl.
    3. Whisk the remaining oil with the lemon juice, finely chop the remaining mint leaves and add to the dressing, season. Toss into the tomatoes with the pitta pieces and Little Gem leaves.


    For extra convenience, try using tubs of cubed feta marinated in oil with olives.

    See it on my blog

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