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A Light Greek Salad – Recipe Ideas From The Instacart Team

Michael R.

Michael R.

Last Updated: Nov 2, 2021

About This Recipe

This recipe for Greek Salad comes from Instacart team member Michael R. Michael, who was a chef for 10 years prior to joining the Instacart team, noted about this special recipe: “Greek salad was one of the first things I learned how to make and I’ve been adjusting it to my taste ever since.” As a light greek salad with a tangy dressing and crisp vegetables, this recipe is also nut-free and vegetarian.

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

Total Servings

4 Servings Total

Ingredients Needed for a Light Greek Salad

For the Salad:

For the Dressing:

Additional Recommended Supplies

  • 1 Large Bowl
  • 1 Small Bowl

How to Greek Salad: Step by Step

  1. Peel cucumbers and scoop out seeds with a spoon.
  2. Slice cumbers to about a quarter-inch in size.
  3. Cut tomatoes in half, take out the seeds, and dice to a medium-small size.
  4. Slice red onion as thin as possible.
  5. Cut feta into approximately quarter-inch cubes. If you’d like to skip this step you can buy crumbled feta.
  6. Put all ingredients into a large bowl, including the olives, and toss it together.
  7. Dress the salad, add salt and pepper, and toss again.
  8. Serve.

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A Light Greek Salad

Recipe by Michael R.Course: RecipesCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes
Total time

20

minutes

This delicious light greek salad has a tangy dressing and crisp vegetables, and it’s also nut-free and vegetarian.

Ingredients

  • For the Salad:
  • 1 cup kalamata olives

  • 2 cucumbers

  • 4 Roma tomatoes, cored and diced

  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup feta (or as much as you want)

  • For the Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 1 tsp mustard

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 tsp oregano

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Additional Recommended Supplies
  • 1 Large Bowl

  • 1 Small Bowl

Directions

  • Peel cucumbers and scoop out seeds with a spoon.
  • Slice cumbers to about a quarter-inch in size.
  • Cut tomatoes in half, take out the seeds, and dice to a medium-small size.
  • Slice red onion as thin as possible.
  • Cut feta into approximately quarter-inch cubes. If you’d like to skip this step you can buy crumbled feta.
  • Put all ingredients into a large bowl, including the olives, and toss it together.
  • Dress the salad, add salt and pepper, and toss again.
  • Serve.
Michael R.

Michael R.

Michael R. is a member of the Instacart team. To read more of Michael's posts, you can browse the company blog or search by keyword using the search bar at the top of the page.

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