Greek Village Salad Recipe (Xoriatiki)

Greek salad (or village salad) is one of the most common dishes found throughout Greece.  These salads are a great way of using your garden tomatoes, especially in late August when they are so plentiful.  To make a truly great salad you really should invest in a good quality olive oil.  Sprinkle this wonderful salad with feta cheese and oregano and you’ll experience a truly authentic Greek experience!

4 tomatoes cut in wedges
½ cucumber sliced
½ red onion thinly sliced
A large slice of feta cheese
A handful of kalamata olives
About 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil
Season with dried oregano, salt and pepper (to taste)

Cut the vegetables and place in medium bowl.  Add the thinly sliced feta cheese and olives.  Drizzle with olive oil and season with oregano, salt and pepper.  Mix well.

Enjoy!

This recipe makes 4 servings.

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12 Responses to “Greek Village Salad Recipe (Xoriatiki)”


  • Wow.. sounds healthy and tasty

  • One word… YUM! This salad is so refreshing and delicious.

  • So simple and easy. The tomatoes are still looking OK right now, so this is good for the season.

  • I am quite sure that when I was in Greece a few years ago I had this salad in one form or another every day and never tired of it. I was there for 5 weeks so you can imagine how delicious those tomatoes must be.

  • This is my favourite salad, we enjoy it with falafals or even cous cous. It is so simple and full of flavour.

  • Sagapo Eva you are a legend!!! Euharisto for teaching the generations and keeping the traditions alive!

  • Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up and let you know a few of the pictures aren’t loading properly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different internet browsers and both show the same outcome.

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