Best Greek Salad

DRESSING
1 cup olive oil (can reduce to 3/4 cup)
2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2-4 teaspoons dried oregano
3 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (or to taste)

SALAD INGREDIENTS
2 romaine lettuce, chopped (or use 1 large romaine)
2-3 plum tomatoes, cut in wedges (use Roma tomatoes)
1 English cucumber (peeled, seeded and chopped)
1 red onion, cut in slices
1 green bell pepper (seeded and cut into rings or sliced) (optional)
1/2 lb feta cheese, crumbled (or to taste)
1 cup kalamata olives

For the dressing; in a processor or use a wire whisk process/whisk the olive oil with lemon juice, oregano, garlic, basil, red wine vinegar, salt and sugar until smooth (start with 2 tablespoon lemon juice and 2 teaspoons oregano adding in more if desired after mixing).

Season with black pepper and chill in fridge for a couple of hours before using to blend flavors.

Place the salad ingredients in a large bowl and pour dressing over; toss to combine.

Source: This RecipeZaar recipe.

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