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The BEST Greek Salad

Traditional Greek Salad + ONE secret ingredient for the best flavour…

Traditional Greek salads (horiatiki salad) is often referred to as a “peasant salad” or “village salad” or “summer salad” in Greece. I absolutely love the idea of exploring culture through food and the fresh flavours of this salad work perfectly together!

Ingredients for Greek Salad

The dressing is the flavour changer!

We always use a balsamic dressing on our Greek salad. It’s a “MUST TRY” and taste the results. You will not be disappointed!

Let’s get organized to create this version of Greek Salad. Gather your ingredients and follow the steps below:


Labelled ingredients for Greek Salad
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 English cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Feta che
    ese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup Newman’s Own Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
  • 4 cups lettuce


  1. Gather your ingredients
  2. Dice half a red onion and drain sliced Kalamata olives
  3. Slice tomatoes into bite-size pieces, slice half an English cucumber and crumble Feta cheese
  4. Pour a balsamic vinaigrette over the prepared salad ingredients then put all ingredients over a bed of lettuce or spring mix.

Add the topping to the bed of lettuce you like best. We like using a spring mix most of the time.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

The BEST Greek Salad

There is one SECRET ingredient in this recipe. We've tried so many variations on this recipe, and the pizzazz is in the dressing!
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Greek, Salad
Servings: 4
Author: Cheryl of
Cost: $5 to $6


  • 1/2 Red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 English cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup Newman's Own Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
  • 4 cups Lettuce or spring mix


  • Dice half a red onion
  • Drain sliced Kalamata olives
  • Slice cherry tomatoes
  • Slice half an English cucumber
  • Crumble Feta cheese
  • Place above listed ingredients in a medium size bowl and pour 1/2 cup of Newman's Own Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing on top. Stir until combined.
  • In a larger bowl, place the desired amount of lettuce (approximately 4 cups) and toss together with contents from the medium size bowl.


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