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Greek Salad Dressing

This Greek salad dressing is fresh, flavorful, easy to make and tastes better than anything you can buy in the store. Whip up a fresh batch and store it in your fridge!

This Greek salad dressing is fresh, flavorful, easy to make and tastes better than anything you can buy in the store.

When it comes to making Greek salads, it only makes sense to drizzle Greek salad dressing on top.

But you’d be remiss to think that’s the only salad this dressing is good for. Greek salad dressing is extremely versatile and also a perfect marinade for anything you might want to toss on the grill in summertime – veggies, chicken, fish, you name it.

This Greek salad dressing is fresh, flavorful, easy to make and tastes better than anything you can buy in the store.

What’s in a Greek Salad Dressing?

A traditional Greek salad dressing is really a Greek vinaigrette as it contains olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, minced garlic cloves, dried oregano (the key ingredient) and salt and pepper.

You can use virgin or extra virgin olive oil, but I think more important is the red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard and spices you use. Opt for quality ingredients like this organic red wine vinegar and Dijon mustard. And you know I’m a big fan of Simply Organic spices (did you see my Spice Drawer Organization video?).

Once you’ve got all your ingredients in a bowl, it’s as easy as whisking it all together. Then drizzle it on my Greek Salad recipe and enjoy!

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This Greek salad dressing is fresh, flavorful, easy to make and tastes better than anything you can buy in the store.

This Greek salad dressing is fresh, flavorful, easy to make and tastes better than anything you can buy in the store.
4.94 from 16 votes

Greek Salad Dressing

Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Lisa Bryan
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A delicious Greek salad dressing recipe that will make you want to hop on a plane to Greece! Watch the video above to see how quickly it comes together.


  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • Add all of the ingredients, except the olive oil to a bowl and whisk together.
  • Slowly add the olive oil and whisk vigorously while pouring until the dressing is emulsified.

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Serving: 2tbsp, Calories: 123.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 0.6g, Protein: 0.1g, Fat: 13.6g, Saturated Fat: 1.9g, Sodium: 89.8mg, Fiber: 0.1g, Sugar: 0.2g
Course: dressing
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: greek salad dressing, greek vinaigrette
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40 comments on “Greek Salad Dressing”

  1. I added a little bit of honey, parm cheese oregano to this and it is sooo good, we have a restaurant down the street who has a bottle they make and sell for $6 and this recipe was the base to Theres that i have been searching for, except I may change the oil as the olive oil has too much of a robust flavor… thank you!!!!

  2. I wasn’t sure which olive oil to use so I did 1/2 light tasting and 1/2 Robust EVOO. Turned out great. In a pinch you can add quality dry red wine to white or cider vinegar and get some of the same flavors like red wine vinegar. I’m a dressing junky so I own 8 or 9 vinegars. 

  3. I have everything but red wine vinegar. Could I use white wine vinegar or another kind?

    • Red wine vinegar is really what makes greek salad dressing what it is, but you could certainly use another vinegar this time and then grab red wine vinegar for the future! :)

  4. Lisa, I have sent my email at least 3 times and have not received PDF files. I really like your videos and would dearly like to begin following your videos and recipes.

    • Hi Christine – I just checked and you received that email back on Dec 28, 2018 and opened it. Try doing a search on your email inbox for “downshiftology” to find it again.

  5. I love the Luna Grill greek dressing and haven’t found one until now that measures up. This was so delicious and easy to make. This is the first recipie I came back digging for. It will now be THE staple.

    • I love Luna Grill too! Thank you for the kind comment, Danielle! I’m so glad you love the dressing! :)

  6. This is great stuff & the recipe is going into my “tried & true” recipe folder. It’s a perfect combination on the Greek salad with some Feta cheese & calamata olives. Thanks so much.

  7. Best dressing I tested ??

  8. One of the best dressings I have ever tasted. Everyone loved this dressing along with the cobb salad at Easter this year. Definitely a new staple in our family 

  9. Absolutely delicious and simple … exactly what I needed! thank you

  10. I followed this recipe and added some kalamata olives as well….. delicious! quick easy.

  11. Spot on dressing.  Took a chance to make some home made Greek salad ? today.  This recipe is da bomb.  I’ll invest in a better red Wine ? vinegar brand.  Also used 1/3 cup cap 1/2 cup oil and also frozen garlic cubes vs freshly crushed.  Turned out great.  Thanks for sharing! 

    • Hi Lem – Thanks for sharing your nuances on my recipe. I love reading everyone’s creative spin and I’m so glad you liked it. :)

  12. First time I ever made Greek salad dressing! It was so easy to prepare! Served over fresh iceberg
    with yellow bell peppers,sliced english cucumbers,wild wonder tomatoes and fresh feta. Oh and don’t forget the kalamata olives with pita! Thank-you for sharing this delicious receipe! I am so happy I found your website!

    • Thanks April! It’s amazing how easy it is to make dressings, especially when we’re so used to store bought dressing. You make it once, and you’ll never go back :)

  13. Delicious! Our new go-to Greek dressing!!

  14. This recipe is really good. Better tand something at a reaturaunt. If you are wonderign how much it makes 1/2 a recpe makes about a 1/2 cup and a whole recipe makes about 1 cup. You can use frozen garlic cubes if you dont want to get your hands stiky thats what i do. 

  15. My goodness! I just discovered your website! Where have I been?! I need to get ready for work and can’t pull myself away from it. Love your style and instructions. Simple and elegant. Thank you for so generously sharing your knowledge. 

  16. Thanks for your great quick meal plans

  17. This is a great light delightful salad dressing.  I made it just as it says,  but did not have Dijon mustard and used regular mustard and it turned out fine.

    Rating: 5
  18. Hey…This dressing is perfect as written! I did add a little kalamata juice from the olives I used in the salad, but this is a definite keeper!This will be my goto salad all summer. I know, its winter, but I was just really in the mood for Greek Salad tonight. AMAZING!!!Thanks for sharing!

    Rating: 5
  19. Hello Lisa…. I am going to try this recipe. I really like your website and youtube channel. Your channel is well planned and thought out —you inspire me :)

    Rating: 5
  20. In most of your recipes that call for olive oil, there is no specification for regular or extra virgin.  Which one should be used here?  Thanks for all the great recipes and ideas!