This traditional Greek Salad Recipe is so good with the BEST homemade dressing! This salad is so easy to throw together and has the authentic Mediterranean taste to it. It’s such a light salad and great to serve as a side salad or a big bowl for lunch.

Greek salad in a bowl with lettuce, tomatoes, Feta cheese, and olives.

We love salads! Whether a light Caprese Salad or a hearty salad like the Spinach and Quinoa or the Copycat Cheesecake Factory – you can’t go wrong with a homemade salad.

greek salad recipe-

This Mediterranean Greek Salad is everything you can ask for in a salad. Classic vegetables like tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion with Romaine lettuce topped with a tangy homemade Greek Salad Dressing.

This salad is the perfect recipe to make when craving authentic Greek food!

And you most likely already have everything on hand, WINNER!

Greek salad being drizzled with Greek salad dressing.

traditional greek salad ingredients-

Though you can adjust the ingredients in the salad to your personal liking, here are the classic ingredients for Greek Salad Recipe.

  • Romaine lettuce (can be left out)
  • Tomato
  • Red onion
  • Feta cheese
  • Black olives, or kalamata
  • Cucumber

other ingredients that will work in a greek salad-

  • Avocado
  • Bell peppers
  • Cooked chicken
  • Kalamata olives
  • Quinoa
  • Chickpeas
  • Cooked pasta

how to make a greek salad recipe-

Chop or break apart the Romaine lettuce. Slice onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Add the feta cheese and gently toss salad.

Drizzle salad with homemade dressing.

Dig in..


Greek salad tossed in a simple dressing with a spoon and topped with fresh grated black pepper.

Enjoy the homemade salad! Even if you don’t like Greek food, you’ll enjoy the salad. Feels so light and you don’t feel guilty enjoying a huge bowl.

I fell in love with this salad while I was pregnant. We had it nonstop and surprisingly I still love the salad! Yes, that GOOD.

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Greek Salad Recipe

5 from 4 votes
This traditional Greek Dressing Recipe is so good with homemade dressing! The salad is so easy to make has the authentic Mediterranean taste to it.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings, as side salad


  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 red onions, sliced
  • 1/3 cup black olives, halved
  • 3 mini cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • greek salad dressing


  • Prepare the homemade Greek Salad dressing. Shake vigorously to mix.
  • In a salad bowl, add the chopped lettuce, onions, olives, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and Feta cheese.
  • Drizzle with dressing.
  • Toss salad and serve!


Calories: 107kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 337mgPotassium: 597mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1118IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 130mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)