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Grilled Greek Potato Salad Recipe

Grilled Greek Potato Salad Recipe

My most requested summer recipe is wonderful warm, cold or at room temperature. Because the potato salad is dressed with a vinaigrette, not mayonnaise, it's ideal for outdoor occasions. —Robin Jungers, Campbellsport, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Grill: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 3 pounds small red potatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large sweet yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped
  • 1-1/4 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup Greek vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup halved Greek olives
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano


  • 1. Drizzle potatoes with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Grill potatoes, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 20-25 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. Place in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Serve salad warm or cold. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 189 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 325mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Reviews for Grilled Greek Potato Salad

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 255683
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2016

"Great taste. I made 1/2 recipe and left out the olives due to family preferences."

dvhenning User ID: 4917928 246897
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2016

"We loved this salad, even the family members who don't like potato salad liked this one!"

Dilli User ID: 7204156 227653
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2015

"Used Feta cheese instead of the mozzarella and used the seedless cuke. Was very good."

tammk User ID: 1037474 101010
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"This is great; I did not use cucumber as hubby is not fond of it, and used feta as another reviewer said to make it more Greek. A great change from mayo based salad, and I really liked it served warm."

MY REVIEW User ID: 5774466 144954
Reviewed May. 29, 2014

"Outstanding!! Followed the recipe exactly, adding some diced pepperoncini with the fresh cut veggies. Can't wait for the fresh veggies this summer. Thanks for sharing!!"

Damom1206 User ID: 7616826 125973
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2014

"This is my new favorite! I took it to a potluck and it received MANY compliments!! Really pretty easy to make as well! This will be a regular at our house!"

Beema User ID: 446601 101009
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"I added sliced kielbasa to the roasting pan with the potatoes, and then added the rest of the ingredients for just few minutes under the heat, for a really good warm salad."

KamiButton User ID: 6922743 182932
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"My children do not like mayonaise based salads. This recipe was delicous for the entire family. We used Feta cheese to make it more authentic and left out the mozzarella."

wagondorfer User ID: 1632905 144953
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2013

"A very refreshing change from potato salad made with mayonnaise. A hit with family and friends."

momio User ID: 2526647 184571
Reviewed May. 29, 2012

"This salad was a hit with all of our family. My husband already said I'll need to make this again. We think it's good enough for a main course."

pamdevone User ID: 3875916 166079
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2012

"It was ok, i think i will try the feta cheese next time."

dholten User ID: 5724328 182928
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

"I'm not one for potato salads that have a heavy dressing and was glad to see one that look refreshing. It seemed like an awful lot of chopping. The salad itself wasn't terrible, but didn't "WOW" me in the taste department. It was more like a chopped salad with the addition of grilled potatoes."

gingerwithatwist User ID: 4083010 211017
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2011

"I made this twice a few summers ago and absolutely love it!! It is such a great alternative to the traditional mayo based potato salad. This is a must have for any picnic!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 211016
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2011

"I left out the olives and used feta instead of mozzarella. This was definitely a winner - it had a lot of flavor and with all those fresh veggies, it had a very summery taste. This will definitely make an appearance at my next barbecue!"

dongreenfield User ID: 4224731 117724
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2010

"Excellent recipe. Really enjoyed the fresh vegetables with the grilled potatoes... the use of olive oil was also great"

Aphrodite7 User ID: 4958355 106587
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2010

"This is fabulous! The only thing I did differently was that I used feta cheese instead of mozzarella to make the salad more Greek!"

lil-flower User ID: 2034084 101176
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2010

"It is the onion not the mayo that becomes toxic when left out."

Juansmom User ID: 4627977 183284
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2010

"Greek vinaigrette mix can be purchased from Penzeys Spices, (, a do-not miss company! Better, fresher than those dressing packets from the stores! The have the best spices and mixes that will make all your recipes winners! I don't cook with any other spices!"

DeannaG User ID: 4259529 182926
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

"I love this salad. I could eat it every week!"

kindyklein User ID: 2370329 211015
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2009

"My sister made this for graduation. She added the potatoes when they were still warm and the cheese melted a little bit. It was the best potato salad I have ever had. It has become a family favorite"

cookat home User ID: 1610999 182924
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2009

"this is a delicious salad - I didn't use the cheese as I had two types of meat with the meal. Next time I will include the cheese."

judygill1 User ID: 1763084 184772
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2009

"Greek Vinaigrette

in a screw-top jar put:
1/3 c. olive oil
3 Tb. wine vinegar
2 Tb. lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp. fresh chopped oregano or 1/2 tsp. dried-crushed
1 tsp. sugar
1 sm. garlic clove-minced
1/4 tsp. pepper
Cover and shake well"

mrswaters User ID: 1987358 211014
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2009

"Feta! Not mozzeralla as Ahalf suggests is what this recipe needs."

Ahalf User ID: 2992549 184771
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2009

"This salad cries for Feta cheese rather than the mozzarella."

Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 184563
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2009

"i got my grill basket at a pampered chef party - works great"

lynn75 User ID: 3430468 171625
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2009

"Hello.  There are 2 grill baskets on the website at Lowe's Home Improvement Store, although one is called a "shaker basket."  Hope this helps."

pphddd User ID: 3899826 171623
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2009

"Please, where do I find Greek vinaigrette? Or, how do I make it? Thanks!"

emsanders User ID: 2997245 106585
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2009

"Where did you find a grill basket?"

ltlphyl_NH User ID: 12129 166070
Reviewed May. 27, 2009

"EXCELLENT and will be making this salad again and again. I made it exactly as directed although the next time I will replace the mozzarela cheese with feta for I and my family feel it imparts more flavor."

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