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Greek Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese and Olives

For an authentic taste to this classic Greek salad, also called Saláta Horiátiki, use Greek olive oil, Kalamata olives, sheep or goat's milk feta and fresh oregano.
Course Salad


  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cucumbers peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and cut into bite-size chunks
  • 4 ripe tomatoes cored and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 green bell pepper cored, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 small red onion peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 to 6 ounces feta cheese cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives


  • In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper to make a dressing.
  • Add cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, onions, feta cheese and olives and toss gently to combine.
  • Serve immediately.


September 2009