Vegan Greek Salad
 
 
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy refreshing salads, and there's nothing better than a simple vegan Greek salad that will always remind you of sunny days on the beach. Check out the recipe below and learn how to make the best vegan feta cheese!
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Serves: 4+
Ingredients
  • 6 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup black or Kalamata olives, pitted
  • 2 Tbsp green onion, chopped
  • 1 lemon for serving, halved
  • For the vegan feta cheese:
  • 1 ½ cup extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dry basil
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp salt
  • For the dressing:
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp dry oregano
Instructions
  1. Make the vegan feta cheese:
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and let the tofu marinate for about 2 hours before using, preferably overnight.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumbers, sliced onion, olives, green chopped onion and marinated tofu.
  4. In another bowl, combine all dressing ingredients, whisk well to incorporate.
  5. Add the dressing to the veggie mix and combine.
  6. Serve with a half of fresh lemon, squeezing as much as you need for your portion.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at https://gourmandelle.com/vegan-greek-salad/