Classic Side Salad

Classic Side Salad

This quick and easy side salad recipe is perfect for a last-minute addition to any meal.


  • 1 head of iceberg lettuce, washed and chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup of santini tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup of toasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 lemon, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sumac


    1. Begin by preparing the vegetables. Chop the iceberg lettuce and the cucumber, halve the santini tomatoes and place in a large mixing bowl.

    2. Toast the almonds in a dry skillet over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until fragrant and lightly browned. Add the crumbled feta cheese and toasted almonds on top of the vegetables.

    3. In a small bowl, whisk together the freshly squeezed lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and sumac.

    4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss everything together until well combined.

    5. Serve the salad immediately, and enjoy!

Make in advance
Chop the vegetables in advance and top them with the dressing, almond and feta cheese right before serving.

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