Updated: Sep 13
This Greek salad is super healthy and the ideal summer side dish! Made with just a few ingredients but yet incredibly flavorful, refreshing and delicious. If you're in search of a dish that is easy, refreshing, and delectable, look no further than the timeless classic known as Greek Salad. Loaded with tangy feta cheese, fresh vegetables, and a dressing made of simple ingredients you might already have at home. This vibrant salad is sure to become your go-to choice throughout the spring and summer seasons.
This salad can be easily customized to suit your taste. When shopping for tomatoes for Greek salad, select whatever type of tomatoes looks best to you. One of the most appealing aspects of this dish is its make-ahead convenience. Everything in this recipe can be prepared in advance, simplifying your mealtime planning. Each salad ingredient can be stored in separate airtight containers in the refrigerator for a span of up to 3 days. Furthermore, you can also prepare the dressing ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks.
Preparation and Cooking Time
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 Ingredients
4 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
2 cups halved Kalamata olives
2 cucumber, thinly sliced
1 juiced lemon
1/2 cup olive oil
1 red onion, thinly sliced
12 ounces feta cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2-pint cherry tomatoes, halved
Freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons dried oregano
Combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, onion, and Kalamata olives in a bowl. Then slowly fold in the feta cheese.
Whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, and oregano in a small bowl until just combined. Then season with pepper and salt to taste.
Gradually pour in the olive oil while continuing to whisk, ensuring that the dressing has a smooth consistency.
Sprinkle the dressing over the salad and mix to combine. Serve and Enjoy! Recipe Notes
Greek salad is best eaten fresh, however, you can store leftovers in the fridge for about 3 days.
Calories: 312 | Carbohydrates:13g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 29g | Saturated fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 664mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g
Nutritional information is a guide only.
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