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Greek Quinoa Salad

This greek quinoa salad is filled with tons of flavor, healthy ingredients and plant based protein! It’s vegetarian and gluten free!

Gluten Free Greek Quinoa Salad

While I draw inspiration from many places when developing new recipes for the blog, one of my go-to stops is the “most popular” and “most pinned” recipes on WhitneyBond.com.

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Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich

Pita bread is filled with shredded chicken, olives, roasted red peppers, garlic & feta cheese in this delicious Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich recipe!

Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

Round two of “sandwich week” on the blog is this incredibly flavorful Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich!

Greek Chicken Salad Pita Sandwich

Since I already went Italian in this Grilled Portobello Caprese Sandwich yesterday, I decided to “Go Greek” with the sandwich today!

Greek Chicken Pitas

For this recipe you can whip up the chicken salad in a jiffy and toss it in the fridge.

Use it throughout the week to fill up your pita bread for a delicious sandwich that will keep you counting down the minutes until lunch every day!

Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich Ingredients

Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, cooked and shredded*)
  • ¼ cup olives (chopped)
  • ¼ cup cucumber (diced)
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes (quartered)
  • ½ cup roasted bell peppers (chopped)
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp garlic (crushed)
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 lemons (1 juiced – 1 sliced in wedges)
  • 4 pieces pita bread
  • ½ cup feta cheese (crumbled)

Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich Instructions

*If you do not have cooked and shredded chicken ready to use, simply boil 1 lb. of chicken, drain and shred.

Prepare the salad by combining the cooked, shredded chicken, olives, cucumbers, grape tomatoes and bell peppers in a large bowl.

Greek Chicken Salad Recipe

In a small bowl, mix together the greek yogurt, crushed garlic, oregano, black pepper and 1 lemon juiced.

Greek Chicken Salad Dressing Recipe

Pour the dressing over the chicken salad.

Greek Chicken Salad Recipe

Toss well.

Greek Chicken Salad Recipe

Slice the pita bread in half, spoon the chicken salad into the pita and top with the feta cheese.

Greek Chicken Salad Pita Sandwich

Serve each pita sandwich with a lemon wedge. This is very important. I repeat, this is very important!

That little extra lemon juice squeezed over the top really pulls all of the flavors together and gives it a nice citrus kick, this is definitely a must-have for this sandwich!

Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

Greek Chicken Pitas
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Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich

Pita bread is filled with shredded chicken, olives, roasted red peppers, garlic & feta cheese in this delicious Greek Chicken Salad Sandwich recipe!

Course Main Course, Sandwich
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 361 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup olives diced
  • ¼ cup cucumber diced
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes quartered
  • ½ cup roasted bell peppers chopped
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp garlic crushed
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 lemons 1 juiced – 1 sliced in wedges
  • 4 pieces pita bread
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled

Instructions

  1. Combine the shredded chicken, olives, cucumbers, grape tomatoes and bell peppers in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the greek yogurt, crushed garlic, oregano, black pepper and 1 lemon, juiced.
  3. Pour the dressing over the chicken salad.
  4. Toss well.
  5. Slice the pita bread in half, spoon the chicken salad into the pita and top with the feta cheese.
  6. Serve each pita sandwich with a lemon wedge for squeezing on top.

Cucumber Prosciutto Greek Salad

Thinly sliced prosciutto & cucumber ribbons make the base for this delicious Greek salad topped with feta cheese & homemade Greek vinaigrette dressing!

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Since November, I’ve been looking for a way to incorporate this fun new kitchen gadget into a recipe!

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I first saw this amazing piece of kitchen machinery on Pinterest and thought “oh, I need one!”

A little Googling and $5 later, this baby was all mine!  Problem was, it was being shipped from Shanghai and “free shipping” on Amazon from Shanghai means 30 day shipping times!

No worries, I wasn’t in a rush, this was definitely a “for-the-fun-of-it” purchase rather than a “for-the-necessity-of-it” purchase.

So fast forward to yesterday and my decision to make a delicious Greek salad using my “Shanghai Slicer” (as I’ve lovingly named it).  You can imagine the excitement that has built up over the last two months, then this happened…

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You have got to be kidding me!  I then cursed myself for approximately 7 minutes over why I felt the need to buy the largest cucumber in the store, then proceeded by slicing the cucumber in half… and this happened!

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One. Big. Mushy. Mess.  In the words of Elf, “Son of a Nutcracker!”

Bound and determined to find something in my kitchen that I could turn into dainty little Shanghai spirals, I grabbed a small red potato… and this happened!

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Now that’s what I’m talking about people!  Too bad I was making a Greek salad, whomp whomp!

But don’t you worry, I placed my one little spiraled potato on a baking sheet and into the oven with a drizzle of olive oil and a dash of kosher salt to test for future posts.  They came out like little spiral chips of heaven!

It reminded me of those Potato Twister things you get at the fair. Aww fair food, the one day of the year where I eat fried food until my pants bust, regret it for a week, then forget about it a year later and do it all over again!

I digress. Back to that Greek Salad recipe you’re all here for! Never fear, it still happened, even without the use of the “Shanghai Slicer”, fortunately my awesome brother gifted me a new mandolin for Christmas (the kitchen instrument, not the musical instrument, I had some confused friends when  I told them I loved using my new mandolin in the kitchen, haha.)

I used the mandolin to thinly slice the cucumber into delicate ribbons and tossed it with thinly sliced prosciutto, feta and veggies for this delicious salad!

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Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber (thinly sliced)
  • ½ red pepper (thinly sliced)
  • ½ red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tomato (diced)
  • 1 oz prosciutto (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup feta cheese (crumbled)

Greek Vinaigrette Dressing

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil (chopped)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

Begin by thinly slicing the cucumber. As mentioned above, a kitchen mandolin works great for this!

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I then also used my mandolin to slice the red pepper and onion.

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Add the tomatoes and prosciutto.

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Toss well then top with the feta cheese.

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Prepare the dressing by whisking all of the ingredients together in a small bowl.

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Pour on top of the salad.

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And dig in!

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Probably the lightest, most delicate salad I’ve ever eaten, yet still packs so much flavor!

This salad would be perfect as a side dish or appetizer with Moussaka. Switch up your salad today with this delicious, new Greek favorite!

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Cucumber Prosciutto Greek Salad

Thinly sliced prosciutto & cucumber ribbons make the base for this delicious Greek salad topped with feta cheese & homemade Greek vinaigrette dressing!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 338 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red pepper thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1 oz prosciutto thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup feta cheese crumbled

Greek Vinaigrette Dressing

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Thinly slice the cucumber, red pepper, and onion, then place in a large bowl.

  2. Add the tomatoes and prosciutto.

  3. Toss well then top with the feta cheese.
  4. Prepare the dressing by whisking all of the ingredients together in a small bowl.

  5. Pour on top of the salad and serve.