Greek Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese is one of the easiest salad that you can make at your home very quickly. This salad is very healthy and very tasty. If you are health conscious and looking forward to loose weight, Greek salad recipe is ideal for you.
Everyone has their own way of making this Greek salad. When I am trying to cook a new recipe always go for the traditional way to check how it’s taste like. If I like the way it is, I follow the traditional method. If not, I always try my own experiment by adding something or removing from the traditional method.
What is traditional Greek Salad Recipe ?
Traditional Greek salad recipe is a popular salad in Greek cuisine. Made with ripe and juicy tomatoes, onion, cucumber, feta cheese and black olives. Some part of the Greece include green bell pepper or caper berries.
The traditional dressing for the salad made with salt, pepper, Greek oregano and olive oil.
Does Greek salad Recipe contain lettuce ?
Traditional Greek salad does not have lettuce. But out side of Greece people have added so many different vegetables to their salad as they like. For an example, Olives are the most common and standard elements in an American style Greek salad. Some includes beets, Potatoes and anchovies.
What to serve with Greek salad ?
I preferred with grilled chicken or grilled lamb chops. Greek salad has full of flavors and eye catching colors. I always make them on a barbecue day. Baked Fish and Greek salad with feta cheese is one of my favorite, I love this combination.
What kind of feta is used in Greek salad ?
There are so many types of feta cheese out there in the market, but when we think of feta cheese, the country that comes in to our mind is Greece. Without feta cheese Greek salad wouldn’t be a Greek salad.
The best option for the Greek salad is Sheep’s milk Greek feta. There are tangy, briny and sharp perfect for Greek salad.
Greek Salad Dressing Recipes
I like to keep this Greek salad dressing very simple. Because of the flavors that I’m getting from the salad is amazing, so I don’t want to spoil that with a heavy dressing. To keep it simple I only used Lemon juice, mixed with Olive oil and add some garlic,salt and pepper.
Choosing the right ingredient is key to success of a Greek salad recipe. Using new and fresh vegetable is very important. Don’t cut and prepare your vegetable long before your guest arrive, always do this at the last minutes, this way it keep the freshness of the salad.
Step by Step Guide to Make Greek Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese.
Greek Salad Recipe
Greek Salad Recipe
- 100 grams Lettuce
- ½ Cucumber
- 100 grams Cherry Tomatoes
- 50 grams Bell Pepper
- 1 Onion Medium Size
- 1 Avocado Medium Size
- 100 grams Black Olives
- 100 grams Feta Cheeses
- ½ Lemon Juice
- 1 tbsp Olive Oil
- 1 clove Garlic Minced
- Salt to taste
- Black Pepper to taste
- Cut the lettuce into small size cubs and put them in to a large bowl.
- Cut cucumber, cherry tomato, bell pepper, red onion and black olives to bit size and add to the bowl.
Greek Salad Recipe Dressing
- Squeeze the lemon juice into a small bowl.
- Add olive oil, garlic (minced), Salt and pepper to the lemon juice and whisk them well.
- Pour into the salad and gently mix them all together
- Enjoy your Greek Salad.