Xoriatiki Salata (Country-Style Greek Salad)

Xoriatiki salata is a country-style Greek salad made with olives, tomatoes, feta, oregano, and cucumbers. It's the perfect accompaniment for rustic main courses such as grilled leg of lamb. See the RecipeAnna Stockwell

This refreshing salad, which is based on a family recipe from SAVEUR editorial assistant Maria Xerakia, is the perfect accompaniment for rustic main courses such as grilled leg of lamb.

Xoriatiki Salata (Country-Style Greek Salad)
This refreshing salad, which is based on a family recipe from SAVEUR editorial assistant Maria Xerakia, is the perfect accompaniment for rustic main courses such as grilled leg of lamb.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 4 plum tomatoes, cored and cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into ½"-thick slices
  • 14 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 13 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 12 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano, preferably Greek
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 oz. feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Toss olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions together in a large serving bowl. Drizzle salad with olive oil and vinegar and season with oregano and salt and pepper. Crumble cheese over the top; chill before serving.