Easy Greek Salad Recipe

Easy Greek Salad Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Adding salad to your diet comes with tons of benefits, as it’s packed with nutrients. It contains vitamins and minerals that are good for your body, and can even help you weight loss! One of my go-to recipes is this easy Greek salad by Downshiftology. It’s light, refreshing and delicious. The salad dressing is a must-try – it’s unbelievably good. It tastes citrusy, tangy, and earthy. Make sure to make this with the freshest ingredients you can find in the market. Read on or watch the video below for full instructions.




  • 1 large cucumber (diced)
  • 1 pint of grape tomatoes (halved)
  • 1 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/2 red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup of kalamata olives (halved)
  • 4 ounces of feta cheese
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Greek salad dressing

  • 1/3 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil


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Step 1:

Start by preparing the ingredients by slicing them. After that, crumble the feta cheese into pieces.

Step 2:

In a large salad bowl, add the diced cucumbers, halved tomatoes, diced bell pepper, sliced onion, halved olives, and crumbled feta cheese.

Easy Greek Salad Recipe Ingredients
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Step 3:

Make the Greek salad dressing. Get a small mixing bowl – add 1/3 cup of red wine vinegar, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard, minced garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper. Slowly pour 1/2 cup of olive oil while vigorously whisking until the dressing is emulsified.

Step 4:

Drizzle the homemade dressing on the salad and gently toss to combine. Make a taste test and season with more salt and pepper if needed. Serve and enjoy!

Easy Greek Salad Recipe Instructions
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If you love this recipe, make sure to check Downshiftology on YouTube. She has tons of amazing recipes for you. 

Easy Greek Salad Recipe

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