Simple Greek Salad

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Simple Greek Salad is a fresh, light, vegetable-based salad. It’s a traditional Greek treat, perfect for any summer day.

Looking for that easy side dish that everyone will rave about? Pull out a Greek salad! It’s light, refreshing and will make everyone feel good. This is one of our go-tos for potlucks because it sits well on the table, is visually appealing, and is totally refreshing.

Has anyone else ordered a Greek salad at a restaurant and only got a lettuce salad, a few olives, and feta? What a disappointment! Traditional Greek salads do not include lettuce, but are based on cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, olives and feta cheese.

  • Can I add other vegetables to Greek salad?

    While the vegetables above are considered the traditional way to prepare Greek salad, you’ll find some other common vegetables: sliced ​​bell peppers, pepperoni, radishes, and more!

  • Fresh vs. bottled lemon juice:

    Freshly squeezed lemon juice is always best, especially in freshly made salad dressings. Whenever lemon zest is going to shine in a recipe, you need to use fresh juice.

  • What variety of cucumber should I use?

    The type of cucumber you use depends only on your preference! Any cucumber will do, so whether you like English cucumbers, mini cucumbers, or regular cucumbers, they’ll all work here.

  • Storage Instructions:

    Greek salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.

A wooden spoon dipped in a bowl of Greek salad.

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Overhead view of a serving bowl and a salad plate filled with Greek salad.

Simple Greek Salad is a fresh, light, vegetable-based salad. It’s a traditional Greek treat, perfect for any summer day.

Preparation time 15 minute

total time 15 minute

raw material

Greek Salad

  • 1 english cucumber cut into pieces
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 Moderate Shallot thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata Olives all or half
  • 1 cup feta cheese diced or shredded


  • 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt or tasting
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper or tasting


  • In a large bowl, stir together cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, olives, and feta cheese.

  • In a small mixing bowl, make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper.

  • Pour dressing over salad and toss until evenly distributed. Serve.

Calories: 191kcal | carbohydrate: 8G | protein: 5G | fat: 16G | Saturated fat: 5G | cholesterol: twenty twomg | sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 295mg | fiber: 1G | sugar: 5G | Vitamin A: 592unit | Vitamin C: twenty fourmg | calcium: 152mg | iron: 1mg

Easy Greek Salad