Simple Greek Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

This Simple Greek Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette is easy to put together, and it’s a website favorite!

Simple Greek Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

Greek salads are often favorites because of their simplicity.  This Simple Greek Salad is indeed that.  It’s comprised of romaine lettuce leaves, cucumber, tomato and feta cheese.  Lemon zest and fresh dill are tossed with the salad to give it a delicious, fresh flavor.

The vinaigrette is comprised of garlic, lemon and oregano flavors.  Everything is fresh and simple!

Simple Greek Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

If you’re looking for a light salad to serve with your dinner, try this Simple Greek Salad.  I prefer to serve it with grilled chicken or steak for a light summer meal.

If you’re looking for more Greek-inspired recipes, you might also enjoy my Greek Spinach Pie and this Greek TzatzikiPastitsio, Greek Panzanella Salad, and this Skinny Greek Layer Dip are delicious choices too!

Simple Greek Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

Love this easy, no-frills Greek salad recipe!

Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Keyword greek, Lemon, salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 213 kcal

Ingredients

VINAIGRETTE:

  • 1/2 small garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon crumbled dried oregano

SALAD:

  • 8 cups torn romaine lettuce leaves (or a 10-ounce bag)
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and cut into half-moons
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

PREPARE THE VINAIGRETTE:

  1. Sprinkle minced garlic with salt; crush with the flat side of a large knife to make a paste. Scrape into a leak-proof 1-cup jar. Add remaining ingredients, seal tightly, and shake to blend.

PREPARE THE SALAD:

  1. Place the lettuce in a large salad bowl. Top with cucumber, tomatoes, dill and lemon zest. Just before serving, drizzle with desired amount of dressing and toss lightly. Sprinkle with feta and freshly ground pepper and serve at once.

Recipe Notes

  • *WEIGHT WATCHERS FREESTYLE SMARTPOINTS PER SERVING: 7
  • *If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN FREE, be sure to use water in the vinaigrette (or GF broth).
  • *Use any leftover dressing on grilled fish or chicken.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Greek Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 189mg8%
Potassium 376mg11%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 8780IU176%
Vitamin C 15.7mg19%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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