The Best Greek Salad


This Greek-style salad with lettuce has remained a favorite in our house for many years. I make it often for special occasions and receive rave reviews all around — you will too!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic

  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano, or to taste

  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped

  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges

  • 1 large cucumber, cut into matchsticks

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 1 cup black olives

  • ½ pound feta cheese, crumbled


  1. Blend olive oil, vinegar, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, basil, salt, and black pepper together in a food processor until smooth.

  2. Combine romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, black olives, and feta cheese together in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over vegetable mixture; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

385 Calories
36g Fat
12g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 385
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 800mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 31mg 156%
Calcium 243mg 19%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 454mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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