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Classic Greek Salad

Classic Greek Salad
Classic Greek Salad

Serve up a crowd-pleasing, richly flavored Greek salad for your guests and holiday gatherings. Follow our recipe and explore variations to diversify this classic dish.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1/2 Red onion
  • 2-3 Large tomatoes or 10 small ones
  • 1/2 Large cucumber or 3-4 small ones
  • 1-2 Bell peppers (any color)
  • 100g Feta cheese
  • 50-70g Black or green olives
  • 5 tsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice or balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper


  • Chop tomatoes, cucumber, and bell peppers into large chunks. Thinly slice red onion and cube feta cheese.
  • Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, or balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
Classic Greek Salad
Classic Greek Salad


  • Combine tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, and olives in a bowl.
  • Scatter feta cheese over the salad.
  • Toss with dressing and serve.


  • Use small, crunchy cucumbers with tiny seeds for optimal texture.
  • Choose cold-pressed olive oil for superior flavor.
  • Enhance the salad with fresh mint leaves, garlic, and dried oregano.
  • Use a mix of red, green, and yellow bell peppers for a vibrant, festive presentation.
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Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe
The recipe is easy to follow, and the notes on ingredient substitutions and additions are great for adding your own personal touch. I especially love using small cucumbers for this salad, they add a great crunch and texture. Overall, this salad is a real crowd-pleaser, and I highly recommend it for any occasion. Whether you're hosting a dinner party or just looking for a healthy and flavorful meal, this Greek salad is sure to impress!
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