Mediterranean Bliss: Greek Potato Salad


Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of the Mediterranean with our Greek Potato Salad, a dish that's as vibrant and refreshing as a Greek island breeze. Perfect for a sunny day, this salad combines the earthy goodness of potatoes with the tangy zest of feta and olives, creating a symphony of flavors.

Mediterranean Bliss: Greek Potato Salad

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: Approximately 1 cup

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 220 kcal
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sodium: 300 mg


  • Potatoes, peeled and cubed – 1 kg (2.2 pounds)
  • Red onion, thinly sliced – 1 small
  • Fresh dill, chopped – 1/4 cup
  • Black olives, sliced – 1/2 cup
  • Feta cheese, crumbled – 100 g (3.5 oz)
  • Olive oil – 1/3 cup
  • Lemon juice – 3 tablespoons
  • Garlic, minced – 2 cloves
  • Dried oregano – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and pepper – to taste

Method of Preparation

  • Boil Potatoes: Boil the cubed potatoes in salted water until tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Prepare Dressing: Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix Salad: In a large bowl, combine the boiled potatoes, red onion, dill, olives, and feta cheese.
  • Add Dressing: Pour the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.
  • Chill: Refrigerate the salad for at least 1 hour before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  1. Potato Selection: Choose firm, waxy potatoes like Yukon Gold for the best texture.
  2. Dressing Tip: Let the dressing sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  3. Serving Suggestion: Serve chilled or at room temperature for the best flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this salad ahead of time?

Yes, it's actually better when made ahead as the flavors meld together.

What can I use instead of feta cheese?

Goat cheese or halloumi are great substitutes.

Can I add other vegetables?

Yes, feel free to add cucumbers or bell peppers for extra crunch.

Savor the essence of Greece with every bite of this delightful Greek Potato Salad. It's not just a side dish; it's a journey to the shores of the Aegean Sea, filled with flavor, freshness, and joy. Enjoy this heavenly blend under the warmth of the sun with loved ones! 🌞🇬🇷🥗