Greek Herb Salad with Feta
This light and refreshing Greek herb salad is made with crunchy romaine, fresh dill, scallions and feta. Serve with grilled chicken, salmon, or with chickpeas to make a hearty vegetarian entrée salad.
When it comes to easy, healthy, and delicious salads, you aren’t going to find a better fitting choice than my Greek Herb Salad with Feta. Inspired by the flavors I grew up with, its so simple, yet so satisfying. Not to mention it pairs well with so many things! A great addition to your dinner table, or for a quickly thrown together lunch.
- Romaine lettuce: Refreshing and crisp, as well as a great source of folate and potassium.
- Scallions: Also called green onions, they are mild in flavor but add a wonderful sharp, peppery taste.
- Feta cheese: Crumbly and slightly grainy in texture, it has a tangy, salty, pungent flavor.
- Fresh dill: Fresh, bright, and slightly sweet- I am obsessed with dill and love the flavor it brings to dishes!
- Lemon juice: Acidic, clean, and bright taste to help dress the salad.
- Olive oil: The classic, commonly used oil to dress salads, it can be earthy, fruity, or nutty in flavor.
- Garlic: Nutty, earthy, and pungent.
How to Make Greek Herb Salad with Feta
Start your Greek Herb Salad with Feta by washing and prepping your vegetables and produce.
Then you’ll add the chopped romaine lettuce and diced scallions to a large bowl.
Next, add the minced dill and garlic to the bowl.
Top it all with the feta cheese crumbles.
Then add the freshly squeezed lemon juice.
And drizzle the whole thing with olive oil.
Finish it off with a pinch of salt and pepper to taste, and you’re done!
Give the salad and good toss, and serve! Add more lemon juice or olive oil as desired to dress the salad.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What herbs go best with Greek salad?
Fresh herbs like dill, mint, as well as fresh or dried oregano all pair well with Greek flavors.
Are salads good for weight loss?
Yes! Salads are low in calories while being a great source of vitamins as well as fiber. Not to mention, you can change them up multiple ways so you don’t get bored!
How do you store leftover Greek Herb Salad?
Keep your salad in an airtight container and put it in the fridge for up to 3 days.
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Greek Herb Salad with Feta
This light and refreshing Greek herb salad is made with crunchy romaine, fresh dill, scallions and feta. Serve with grilled chicken, salmon or with chickpeas to make a hearty vegetarian entrée salad.
- 6 cups chopped romaine
- 1 cup minced scallions
- 4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
- ¼ cup minced fresh dill
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- salt and pepper (to taste)
Place the romaine, scallions, feta and dill in a large bowl and toss well. Drizzle with lemon juice, olive oil and garlic. Toss well then season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.
Serving: 2cupsCalories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 6gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 328mgPotassium: 301mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 6737IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 189mgIron: 1mg