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Authentic Greek Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This traditional Greek Salad recipe is wonderfully uncomplicated, easy to make, and so refreshing.  Feel free to toss it everything together in a mixing bowl, or just serve the base ingredients with bottles of olive oil and red wine vinegar on the side for people to dress their individual portions.


  • 4 medium-sized tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 English cucumber (or two small Persian cucumbers), sliced into half moons
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup kalamata olives
  • 34 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, plus extra for serving
  • sea salt
  • 5 ounces feta cheese, thickly-sliced if possible


  1. Combine the tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion and olives in a large mixing bowl.  Drizzle evenly with olive oil and red wine vinegar, and sprinkle with the oregano and a pinch of salt.
  2. Toss briefly.  Then top with feta cheese.  And finish the salad by drizzling a little extra olive oil and adding another pinch of oregano on top.
  3. Serve and enjoy!  Or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.