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Greek Cucumber Salad

Greek cucumber salad recipe with chickpeas, tomatoes, feta cheese and tangy lemon olive oil dressing. A fresh and easy salad bursting with flavor!

chickpea greek salad in a bowl

This greek cucumber salad is all things delicious.

Bursting with flavor, fresh produce, and a delicious homemade lemon-y dressing, it is sure to be a hit.

It’s one of our favorite summertime salads along with this Tortellini Pasta Salad.

How to make greek cucumber salad

Step 1: Drain and rinse a can of chickpeas and add to a large bowl.

Step 2: Chop up your red onion, cucumber, and tomatoes, and add them to the bowl along with the feta cheese.

Making the salad dressing

This recipe uses a super easy lemon-y olive oil dressing with just a few simple ingredients.

Step 3: Add the lemon, olive oil, salt, pepper, and dried basil to a mason jar. Screw the lid on and shake the dressing to combine.

Pour the dressing over the chickpea greek salad and stir to combine.

This recipe is best served chilled, so cover and refrigerate it until you are ready to eat.

ingredients in a bowl before mixing - cucumbers, feta cheese, red onion, tomatoes, and chickpeas

This greek cucumber salad is a great side dish for any meal, and perfect for summer barbecues.

It is so fresh and crisp and flavorful!

You only need a few minutes to chop up the veggies, but otherwise this recipe is a cinch to throw together.

ingredients in a bowl before mixing - cucumbers, feta cheese, red onion, tomatoes, and chickpeas

Feta cheese + tangy delicious lemon-y olive oil dressing is the perfect combination.

Feta cheese in salads is so delicious and one of my favorite flavors!

It is the classic cheese used in greek salads.

ingredients in a bowl before mixing - cucumbers, feta cheese, red onion, tomatoes, and chickpeas

This recipe makes a great easy side dish, and would be perfect to bring to a potluck.

Let it marinate in the fridge for a few hours and the flavors will be even more delicious!

dressing being poured onto the greek salad

Olives in greek salad

Traditional greek salad recipes have olives in them.

I’m not an olive person, but if you are, those would be a great addition to this salad!

Just add sliced olives to taste.

greek chickpea salad mixed together in a bowl with a spoon

So tangy, so fresh.

This greek tomato cucumber salad is perfect for spring and summertime!

More Easy Summer Side Dishes

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Greek Cucumber Salad

Joy Shull
Fresh and tangy greek cucumber salad with feta cheese, chickpeas and tomatoes.
4.67 from 12 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 221 kcal


  • 15 oz can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • ½ small red onion diced
  • 4 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cucumbers diced
  • 4 roma tomatoes diced
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil


  • Add chickpeas, red onion, feta, cucumber, and tomatoes to a large bowl and stir to combine
  • Add the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and basil to a mason jar and shake to combine.
  • Pour the olive oil salad dressing over greek salad and toss to combine
  • Serve chilled



Serving: 1gCalories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 8gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 507mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9g
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Recipe Rating


Wednesday 6th of July 2022

Great vegtable and protein rich salad. Just add crust bread for full meal.


Tuesday 29th of May 2018

perfect for a cookout!