Greek Salad


Looking for an easy salad to add some freshness to your meal? Look no further than this Greek Salad side dish bursting with vibrant colors and flavors. With juicy cherry tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, crunchy peppers, zesty red onions, and a medley of Mediterranean herbs, this salad is a celebration of summer on your plate.

Here’s where you can customize to your heart’s content. If you’re a fan of briny olives, toss in some pitted black Kalamata olives for an extra burst of flavor. And remember, if you’re preparing this salad ahead of time, hold off on adding the feta cheese until just before serving to keep it fresh.

Speaking of feta cheese, it’s the crowning jewel of this dish. Crumble this tangy cheese over the top just before serving, allowing its creamy goodness to mingle with the crisp vegetables and herbaceous dressing.

Whether you’re serving this Greek salad as a refreshing side dish at a barbecue, a light lunch on a sunny afternoon, or as a vibrant accompaniment to your favorite grilled meats, it’s sure to be a hit. So, grab your ingredients, toss them together with a Mediterranean flair, and enjoy the taste of summer in every bite.

Greek Salad

This classic Mediterranean salad offers a perfect balance of flavors and textures, making it a delicious and nutritious addition to any meal or a delightful standalone dish that transports your taste buds to the sunny shores of Greece.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Servings 8 100gram servings
Calories 100 kcal

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Scale
  • Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 200 gram Cherry or Grape Tomatoes halved (~ 2 cups whole)
  • 200 gram Cucumber, English preferred diced (~ .5 english cucumber)
  • 200 gram Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper diced (~ 1.5 full size peppers)
  • 80 gram Red Onion diced
  • 58 gram Olive Oil 60 ml or ¼ cup
  • 30 gram White or Red Wine Vinegar 30 ml or 2 tbsp
  • 10 gram Lemon Juice 10 ml or 2 tsp
  • 1 gram Oregano, Dried 5 ml or 1 tsp
  • 1.5 gram Dill Weed, Dried 5 ml or 1 tsp
  • Salt & Pepper To taste
  • 125 gram Feta Cheese crumbled (~ 125ml or ½ cup)

Instructions
 

  • Wash all of your vegetables well, weigh / measure out the remainder of your ingredients and set aside.
  • Cut cherry tomatoes in half, set aside.
  • Cut red onion into a dice, set aside.
  • Cut cucumbers into a dice, set aside.
  • Cut, core, and seed peppers, dice and set aside.
  • Pour all of your ingredients, except for your Feta cheese into a bowl and mix well.
  • When you are about ready to serve your Greek salad, crumble the Feta cheese on top and mix into the salad well.

Notes

Be adventurous with this salad.
Don’t be afraid to add other spices, or if you like peppers more add more peppers. Greek salad is very forgiving on the ratios.  If you don’t have cherry tomatoes slice up some vine ripened or Roma tomatoes. 
Enjoy. 
Keyword Backyard, BBQ, Cucumber, Feta Cheese, Fresh Herbs, Light, Mediterranean, quick, Refreshing, salad, Salad Dressings, Summer

One thought on “Greek Salad”

  1. 5 stars
    I love this salad. Fresh and crunchy and the dressing is just right. I’ll make this frequently.

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