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Greek Salad with Oregano-Feta Dressing
14 votes


A friend brought this to a pot-luck and I ate enough for three people. It's delicious!-without the often hard to avoid vinegar and corn starch.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 3 oz feta cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped green bell pepper [omit for BT]
  • 3 cups torn romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges [omit for BT]
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber semicircles (1/4' thick) [omit for BT]
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
How to make it:
  1. In a food processor or blender, combine feta, juice, oil, garlic, oregano, and 2 tablespoons water.
  2. Puree until smooth.
  3. Add bell pepper; puree 3 seconds.
  4. In large serving bowl, combine lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and onion; toss to mix well.
  5. Add dressing; toss to coat.
  6. Makes 4 servings.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Lettuce (Romaine)  B N N N N N B N
Feta Cheese  N N B B B B N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cucumber1 ,2 ,3 N N B B N N A A
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...2 ,3 A N A A B N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 10, 2007 at 08:48 AM By: Rodney