Greek Potato Salad Recipe Your Guests Will Love

Potato Salad in a Bowl
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If you’re looking to impress at your next gathering with a dish that’s both refreshing and flavorful, a Greek potato salad is an excellent choice. Unlike traditional American potato salads, Greek potato salad is lighter, zestier, and packed with a variety of fresh ingredients that bring Mediterranean flair to any meal. Let’s jump in!

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 pounds of small potatoes (like baby Yukon Gold or red potatoes)
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving

Instructions:

  1. Boil potatoes in salted water until tender yet firm, about 15-20 minutes. Drain, cool slightly, and chop into bite-sized pieces. 
  2. In a bowl, whisk olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper for the dressing. 
  3. Combine warm potatoes and red onion in a large bowl, add half the dressing, and toss. 
  4. Add cucumber, tomatoes, olives, and feta, then toss with the remaining dressing. 
  5. Garnish with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.