Favorite Mediterranean Salad Recipe
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Favorite Mediterranean Salad Recipe

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Got a crowd coming over for a backyard barbecue? This crisp, big-batch salad makes a great accompaniment to any main dish you fix on the grill. —Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:28 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 28 servings


  • 18 cups torn romaine (about 2 large bunches)
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup julienned roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1/2 cup pitted Greek olives, halved
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 69 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 117mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. In a very large salad bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 28 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Mediterranean Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2009, p17

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omnijen 162614
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"This is great. I omitted the roasted red peppers but even without, it's a refreshing change to a regular salad. Brought it to a friends house and everyone raved!"

lgatewood 164799
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2011

"I've made this recipe several times and have shared it with many. It is great for serving a large number of people and goes well with so many different main dishes."

JZAnderson 159431
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2010

"My favorite new recipe of the summer - so yummy. I didn't make the dressing, I used Kraft Greek Vinaigrette. I have made the salad at least 3 times!"

aislingeacht 96397
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

"My son and husband have asked me to remake this dressing several times now - I had cut down the recipe since there are just the three of us, but it doesn't last very long around here! This salad dressing is Perfect!"

eye_lady 176153
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

"Very good, served it to my picky kids and they loved it too. I'm not a big fan of feta cheese but it was very good in this salad, and my feta loving hubby was happy to add more leftover feta to his already large helping!"

gadeacy 162612
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2010

"I made this yesterday for my granddaughter's birthday. It was absolutely great. The vinegar & oil proportions were just perfect. The only thing I added extra was 1 teaspoon of sugar."

phillips66 93420
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2010

"I added 1/2 teaspoon of Dijon to the dressing. It does make a refreshing salad and tasty dressing. Will make again."

agagnette 181131
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2010

"This salad is quick to make and delicious a real crown pleaser at myhouse--I did add a clove of garlic cause we like it with BAM....Cool Crisp delicious Great with a Steak and somePinot Noir! Yum"

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