20 Minute Greek Salad Recipe that's Healthy and Delicious | @bestrecipebox

20 MINUTE GREEK SALAD

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 174 kcal
The fun part about this salad is that you can totally customize it the way you want. Add more of less of any ingredient to make it perfect to your personal taste!
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Ingredients

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • lemon zest , from 1 medium lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice , fresh if possible
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper , fresh cracked if possible
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano , or 2 teaspoons fresh chopped oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried dill , or 2 teaspoons fresh chopped dill

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 1 large cucumber or 3-4 small cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 4 ripe roma tomatoes diced (or 1 cup (240ml) cherry tomatoes, halved)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 3/4 cup pitted black kalamata olives , halved
  • 4 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Directions

  1. In large bowl whisk together all the dressing ingredients (olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano and dill). Taste the dressing and adjust salt, pepper or additional seasonings, to taste.
  2. Add cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, olives, feta cheese and parsley. Gently stir everything together to coat with the dressing. Add additional fresh lemon zest or juice (optional) to taste. Serve chilled.