A Greek salad is the best and most simple chopped salad, using the best ingredients summer has to offer! Whether it’s summer where you are right now or not, this traditional Greek salad is sure to brighten your day.

The Ingredients

What I love about Greek salads is that there is no separate sauce to make. A Greek salad dressing is essentially good quality olive oil and red wine vinegar – but I used apple cider vinegar. Of course a sprinkling of dried oregano and salt are key to bringing out the flavours of the vegetables.

  • cucumber
  • tomato
  • feta
  • red onion
  • black olives
  • olive oil
  • vinegar
  • oregano
  • sea salt

ingredients for greek salad, including cucumber, tomatoes, olives, olive oil, vinegar and more

Chop Veggies

Thick, chunky chops are what you’re going for, while cutting the cucumbers and tomatoes. For the red onions, I like a fine slice so that they infuse their flavour throughout.

chopped vegetables for a greek salad, including cucumber, tomatoes, and onions

Assemble the Salad

You can’t get any more simple than this. Simply place the cucumber and tomato in a shallow bowl. Lay 3 big squares of feta on top, then ‘garnish’ with red onion and olives. Right before serving, drizzle on your olive oil, vinegar and sprinkle with salt and oregano! Serve with my Turkey Burgers and enjoy the fresh taste of the Mediterranean.

assembling a greek salad inside a white bowl

close up of greek salad, including cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, olives, dressing and more

Classic Greek Salad

Eva Bee
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 English cucumber peeled, halved lenght-wise and cut into 1" chunks
  • 2 tomatoes cut into wedges, I like vine-ripened tomatoes
  • 2 oz feta cut into slices, Goat cheese feta is traditional
  • ¼ cup red onion peeled, sliced thin
  • ¼ cup black olives
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp vinegar such as red wine or apple cider
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Place cucumber, tomato, feta, red onion and olives in a shallow bowl.
  • Drizzle over olive oil and vinegar.
  • Sprinkle over oregano and salt.
  • Serve with crusty bread as an appetizer or as a side dish.

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Enjoy this Greek salad on our Mediterranean Inspired Turkey Burgers and if you’re really feeling the Mediterranean vibes, give this Tasty Traditional Greek Moussaka a try.

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