Greek Salad with Feta PDO Croutons and dressing
Feta is a traditional and certified Greek cheese with high nutritional value and rich taste that goes well with almost all food products.
Look for the PDO sign (Protected Designation of Origin) which ensures the quality, the uniqueness and the authenticity of Feta.
2 heads romaine lettuce
1 pint grape tomates, cut in half
1 English cucumber, sliced
1 red onion, thinly sliced into half rings
1 cup black olives, sliced
lemons, for serving
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (use light if you don’t like the flavor)
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp oregano
1 tbsp honey
salt and pepper to taste
1 package feta cheese PDO cut into cubes
1 cup panko crumbs
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/4 tsp lemon zest
1/3 cup flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup canola oil, for frying
Prepare three bowls for dredging.
Place the flour in one bowl and season with salt and pepper.
Place the eggs in a second bowl and season with salt and pepper.
In a third bowl, combine the panko crumbs, basil, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a saucepan.
Dip the feta PDO cubes in flour then egg, and then panko crumbs.
Fry in oil until golden brown and drain on paper towels.
Enjoy your meal!