Crunchy, savory and bright with fresh herbs, our 20 minute greek salad is fantastic! There’s so many occasions for this easy greek salad recipe, it’ll be your go-to side dish.
Healthy Greek Salad Recipe
Loaded with chopped vegetables, the colors and fresh flavors can’t be beat. Our greek salad recipe is quick and easy to whip together and you can make a big batch for lunch throughout the week or for sharing at your next potluck. First of all, all the crunchy cucumbers, tomatoes and olives are bound together with a delicious vinaigrette. Second, the feta cheese adds a fantastic extra layer of savory flavor. It’s hard to say no to making this greek salad because it’s so good and perfect to pair with baked chicken or salmon. Best of all, you can add some couscous or quinoa to it if you want to make it even more hearty!
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This salad is so versatile. You can add what ever veggies you want. You can customize the flavors of the vinaigrette as well, along with the amount of cheese that you want!
- 3 Tablespoons olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
- lemon zest , from 1 medium lemon
- 2 Tablespoons lemon juice , fresh if possible
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt, to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper , fresh cracked if possible
- 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano , or 2 teaspoons fresh chopped oregano
- 3/4 teaspoon dried dill , or 2 teaspoons fresh chopped dill
- 1 large cucumber or 3-4 small cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 4 ripe roma tomatoes diced (or 1 cup (240ml) cherry tomatoes, halved)
- 1/3 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup pitted black kalamata olives , halved
- 4 ounces feta cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
Make the dressing: In large bowl whisk together all the dressing ingredients (olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano and dill). Taste the dressing and adjust salt, pepper or additional seasonings, to taste.
Add all the ingredients for the salad into the bowl. Gently stir everything together to coat with the dressing. Add additional fresh lemon zest or juice (optional) to taste. Serve chilled.
this recipe was originally published in 2018 and re-published in 2020 with updated photos.