Transport Your Taste Buds to Greece with Our Village Greek Salad

Step into the world of Mediterranean flavors with our Village Greek Salad—a vibrant dish that captures the essence of Greece in every bite. Bursting with fresh ingredients and bold flavors, this salad is a celebration of simplicity and tradition.

At the heart of this recipe lies a harmonious blend of locally-sourced ingredients that bring the flavors of Greece to your table year-round. Crisp green peppers, juicy cherry tomatoes, and crunchy cucumbers provide a refreshing base, while the addition of tangy red onions and briny Kalamata olives adds depth and complexity.

But what truly elevates this salad is the star ingredient: local feta cheese. With its creamy texture and salty tang, feta cheese lends a distinctive flavor that perfectly complements the freshness of the vegetables. Paired with a zesty dressing made from extra virgin olive oil, white wine vinegar, and a medley of herbs and spices, every bite is a symphony of taste sensations.

One key note to remember is that this salad is not only delicious but also incredibly versatile. While we recommend using locally-sourced feta and onions year-round, feel free to experiment with different varieties of greens based on what’s in season. Whether it’s crisp Romaine lettuce in the summer or hearty kale in the winter, this salad adapts effortlessly to whatever the local market has to offer.

As you prepare this Village Greek Salad, allow yourself to be transported to the sun-drenched shores of Greece, where every meal is a celebration of life and community. With its vibrant colors and bold flavors, this salad is more than just a dish—it’s a culinary journey that invites you to savor the simple pleasures of good food and good company.

So, gather your ingredients, toss together this irresistible salad, and let its flavors whisk you away to a picturesque village in Greece. With each mouthful, you’ll experience a taste of the Mediterranean that will leave you longing for more. Opa!

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Village Greek Salad

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


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  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 12 Cherry Tomato’s, halved
  • 1 English Cucumber, cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, jullienned
  • 12 to 16 Kalamata black olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  1. In a large serving bowl, toss peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, & black olives.
  2. In a mason jar, mix olive oil, white wine vinegar, lemon, garlic, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Shake well.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well.
  4. Finish salad with the crumbled feta, then give it a final toss and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. Gently re toss and serve.
  • Category: salads, sides, recipes