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greek spinach salad recipe with homemade dressing

Greek Salad Recipe with Homemade Dressing

A Greek salad makes a nice, light meal and is delicious served with fresh pita bread - sounds perfect for those hot summer days when you don't want to fire up the oven. If you're looking for a great side salad to go with pizza or pasta...try this Greek Salad Recipe with Homemade Dressing. I've listed exact ingredient amounts, but this is a salad...add more of the ingredients you love and feel free to eliminate the ingredients you hate. By the way, no need to buy an overpriced prepared Greek salad dressing...this homemade version has just 3 ingredients that I'll bet you have in your pantry.
Cuisine salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Kristl Story, TheBudgetDiet.com

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 1 bag baby spinach
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 of a small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup pepperoncini peppers sliced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives sliced
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 can garbanzo beans optional, but ideal to make this salad a meal
  • Dressing:
  • 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Combine all dressing ingredients and drizzle over the salad.
  3. Toss, serve and enjoy!