Classic Greek Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings for lunch or 4 as a side
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3 teaspoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 

1 teaspoon dried oregano 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 

8 large leaves red leaf lettuce, sliced crosswise 

1/4 large red onion, thinly sliced 

1/2 green bell pepper, cut into large dice 

1 vine-ripened tomato, cut into wedges 

1/2 English cucumber, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 

6 Kalamata olives

2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 


  1. Combine the vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl and whisk together. Add the oil in a steady stream, whisking constantly.
  2. Combine the lettuce, onion, bell pepper, tomato, cucumber, olives and feta in a large salad bowl. Pour the dressing over and toss until all of the ingredients are well coated. Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding more salt or lemon juice as desired.