Easy Greek Salad Horiatiki in 15 Minutes

greek salad horiatiki

Greek salad horiatiki is one of the famous recipes in the United States. This break salad I have brought from Greek Island. This Greek recipe this Greek salad horiatik recipe is vegetarian contains fresh ripe tomatoes cucumber red onion Basil black olive. The most important ingredient in this salad recipe is better cheese and Italian herbs.

Well, the specialty of Greek salad horiatik is a Greek salad dressing. While dressing Greek salad does not crumble feta cheese. The perfect way to serve Greek salad is to cut cheese into pieces.

The Ingredients Needed to Make Fresh Greek Salad Horiatiki-

Fresh tomatoes

Buy good ripe tomato. (the tomato should be red and should not be soft rather a little harder.)


Takes two to three cucumber. (it should be quite juicy from the inside and have seed in them.)

Red onion

Red onion is important to make a greek salad. (if you want to eliminate the pungent smell of it in lukewarm water.)

Basil leaf

Basil leaf is optional but I have added it. As basin leave is great Ayurvedic medicine. I know it is Greek salad but in Indian salad, people use to add basil leaves to purify the blood.

Black olive

Black olive contains monounsaturated fat. Black olives impede this oxidation of cholesterol, thereby helping to prevent heart disease.

Feta cheese

Feta cheese is a cheese that is made from sheep’s milk.

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Nutritional Value of Greek salad horiatiki Homemade:

Nutrition Facts of Greek salad horiatiki

Servings: 6

Amount per serving




% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11.9g


Saturated Fat 2.8g


Cholesterol 8mg


Sodium 196mg


Total Carbohydrate 14.4g


Dietary Fiber 0.6g


Total Sugars 13.2g


Protein 1.8g


Vitamin D 0mcg


Calcium 60mg


Iron 0mg


Potassium 84mg


*% Daily value tells you how much nutrients contribute to the daily diet. In general nutrition, 2,000 calories per day are used by a person.

People Also Ask About Greek salad horiatiki:

What is Greek salad dressing made of?

The traditional Greek salad dressing is made up of Greek vinaigrette (contains olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, minced garlic cloves, dried oregano) but I haven’t used Greek vinaigrette. Instead of it I have used Olive oil, Lemon juice, Feta cheese, Garlic Cloves, Honey, Dried Basil oregano.

Does Greek salad contain lettuce?

There is no lettuce or any other leafy greens in the Greek salad horiatiki.

Is Greek salad healthy?

Greek salad horiatiki contains phytonutrients and antioxidants, which reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer. Greek salad horiatiki is good dose of Potassium, iron, vitamin C and A.

Does lettuce burn belly fat?

Yes, lettuce burn belly fat. Leafy Green vegetable such as spinach help to reduce belly fat and it is also nutrient food. lettuce help to digest food fast as it contain fiber.

How do you make Greek salad horiatiki:

greek salad horiatiki

Today in a small bowl, I have mixed Three styles of salads. This is a simple salad loaded with Indian-style veggies, Italian Herbs and Greek salad dressing. That is I have made an Indo-Italian Greek salad recipe

Type: appetizer, starter

Cuisine: Greek

Recipe Yield: 6

Calories: 164

Preparation Time: 10M

Cooking Time: 5M

Total Time: 15M

Special Equipment:

  • Bowl


Ingredients to make the Greek salad horiatiki:

•          100 gram Fresh tomatoes

•          50 gram Cucumber

•          25 gram Red onion

•          10 Basil leaf

•          40 gram Black olive

•          25 gram Italian herb

Ingredients for Greek salad dressing:

•          ¼ cup Olive oil

•          1/6 cup Lemon juice

•          2 ounce Feta cheese

•          1 Garlic Cloves

•          ¼ cup Honey

•          1/2 tablespoon Dried Basil oregano

•          Salt as per taste

Instructions- Step by Step (click camera to hide/show photos) 

Food photo created by timolina – www.freepik.com

Greek salad horiatiki step by step:

1. Cut Big piece of feta cheese in medium size as given in the salad picture.

2. Cut all raw ingredients in a greek salad such as fresh tomato, cucumber, black Olive and red onion.

3. Do not cut Basil leaf and Italian herbs.

4. Now mix all Greek salad dressing materials such as olive oil, lemon juice, honey and dried oregano.

5. Now, mix all Greek salad dressing material with raw material.

6. Finally put pieces of feta cheese on the salad.

7. Spring a little more dried oregano.

8. Your Greek salad is ready. Enjoy it!


Leftover: You can serve it for two nights by putting it in the refrigerator in a tight container.

How to serve Greek salad horiatiki:

Add salt at the time of serving Greek salad. Otherwise, cucumbers will start emitting water from it.

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