Everyone will love this Easy Greek Salad Recipe full of veggies, feta and more. This creamy salad recipe is the perfect side dish or quick lunch sure to please the entire family.
Easy Greek Salad Recipe
I have always loved a Greek salad. The flavors are so amazing and it has always been one of my favorite salads.
There is just something so delicious and refreshing about the tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and more blended with lots of olives and feta cheese. Yum!
The flavor simply can’t be beat. However, one day I wanted to try something new and turned my traditional Greek Salad recipe into an Easy Creamy Greek Salad.
Oh my! The creaminess is just out of this world and so good! If you love Greek salad, this creamy version is a must try.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I still love the traditional style as well but this new creamy style Greek salad is just SO good! Give this a try and see how tasty it is.
What to serve with Greek salad?
This salad is delicious alone. I have this for a light lunch or dinner frequently. It always hits the spot.
Turkey is another option that pairs well with this salad. It really is delicious with lots of things.
The flavors go well with grilled chicken and it is the best meal. During the summer months when I try not to heat up the kitchen, this salad and grilled chicken are on our permanent menu plan rotation.
I try to always make extra of this salad so I can make sure to have leftovers. Everyone goes crazy over it so if I don’t double the recipe, there won’t be any left.
It makes the perfect lunch during the week and so easy because you can make it once and enjoy it multiple times. I don’t ever seem to get tired of this delicious salad.
What are the Greek salad ingredients?
- plain Greek yogurt
- lemon, juiced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- red onion,
- green and red pepper
- crumbled feta cheese
- Greek olives
This all makes the most flavorful salad! Plus, it is so easy.
How do you make Greek Salad Recipe?
This is such a simple recipe. Just combine all the ingredients in a bowl.
Stir to combine and that is it!
Cover your bowl and refrigerate for one hour so that the flavors can combine.
This part is worth the wait because everything really combines for the most amazing salad.
Keep reading for the full recipe.
Try Mediterranean Greek salad for a change.
We are always trying new things and I love recipes that make it easy to do that. Try a Mediterranean style Greek salad sometime.
Just use more of an olive oil and vinegar based dressing for the salad. So tasty!
We also love Greek pasta salad!
You can add pasta to this Greek salad and it is the best pasta salad. It is perfect to feed a crowd and really goes a long way.
Greek salad for a crowd is budget friendly.
The pasta salad style is perfect for pot lucks, BBQ’s and more. Give it a try!
If you need to bulk up a meal and feed a lot of people, this salad is the perfect idea. Throw in some pasta and you have a really delicious meal to feed a crowd.
Tip for making this easy Greek salad:
Now this recipe is already incredibly simple but there are a few tips to make it even easier I wanted to share. This recipe calls for diced onions and bell peppers.
Another time saving tip is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop the onions and peppers.
If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you make cooking so fast and easy.
After you have what you need for the Greek Salad, freeze the rest for other recipes. I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need.
It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes. This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.
Learn and how to freeze onions and also how to freeze peppers to save so much time in the kitchen! Lots of the recipes we cook call for onions and peppers so this is such a great time tip that we use frequently.
It is just so nice to turn to the freezer and get what you need for recipes like this. We also use them for omelettes and more.
This is one tip that saves our family a ton of time. Give it a try and you will see!
Try this Easy Greek Salad recipe!
This is the perfect salad to enjoy year round and the entire family will love it. The creamy yogurt dressing makes this so delicious and even the kids will eat their veggies.
It is fun to mix up the salad and try new things. The salad is very easy to just use what you have on hand.
Whether you are using black olives or kalamata olives, red onion or regular, this Greek salad recipe will turn out great. The cucumber onion combination is amazing with the lemon juice and one of the easiest recipes ever.
Even if your kids do not like tomatoes cucumber and the other veggies, I bet they will like this! Mix up this salad in 15 minutes or less.
It is so easy!
Print the best Greek salad recipe below:
Easy Greek Salad Recipe
- 1 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1 lemon juiced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 medium tomato diced
- 1 small cucumber diced
- 1 red onion diced
- 1/2 green pepper diced
- 1/2 red pepper diced
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup greek olives chopped
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.
- Stir to combine.
- Cover and refrigerator for one hour to allow the flavors to combine.
- Serve as a salad or to top your favorite grilled chicken or turkey.
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