Greek Salad Recipe (with Homemade Dressing)

This traditional Greek Dressing 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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5 from 3 votes

Greek Salad Recipe

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 Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: greek
Keyword: greek salad
Servings: 4 servings, as side salad
Calories: 107kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner


  • 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!
Nutrition Facts
Greek Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 337mg15%
Potassium 597mg17%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1118IU22%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 130mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Show 8 Comments
  • Katerina 01/05/2020, 6:37 am Link Reply

    I love salads and Greek salad is one of my favourites. Thanks for the inspiration and the homemade dressing recipe!

    • Valentina's Corner 01/05/2020, 11:04 am Link Reply

      I love you love our version of the dressing, Katerina.

  • Kimberly 01/03/2020, 8:02 pm Link Reply

    I love Greek salads and the fact that this come with a recipe for homemade Greek salad dressing makes it that much better!

    • Valentina's Corner 01/03/2020, 8:39 pm Link Reply

      I love this salad dressing, it really does complete the salad. I hope you love it, Kimberly.

  • Jen 01/03/2020, 7:49 pm Link Reply

    This is one of my favorite salads, it’s so delicious. Now that the holidays are over, I need to get back on track and this salad will definitely help.

    • Valentina's Corner 01/03/2020, 8:40 pm Link Reply

      You and me both, all that food around the Holidays makes you want something lighter and healthier.

  • natasha 01/03/2020, 7:33 pm Link Reply

    amazingly fresh and colorful! love this for the new year

    • Valentina's Corner 01/03/2020, 8:14 pm Link Reply

      Thanks so much, Natasha. I hope you love the salad!

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