These feta salad recipes are perfect for any time of the day or year!
Feta cheese is light, tangy, and full of flavor, so it’s perfect in any salad.
Whether you pair it with sweet fruit or crunchy veggies, these feta cheese salads will be a big hit at mealtime.
Feta cheese is lower in calories than other cheese, making it a perfect way to dial-up flavors guilt-free.
These feta salad recipes are not only great for a satisfying lunch or dinner but are great for BBQs as well.
This tomato, cucumber, and feta salad can’t be topped.
Cucumbers and tomatoes are the easiest vegetables to grow in your garden, and you likely have more than you need.
A great way to use up those wonderful garden veggies is to chop them up small.
Then, toss them in a simple lemon and olive oil dressing (infused with plenty of garlic). Adding feta to this side dials up the flavors to an 11.
Romaine lettuce is insanely crispy and pairs perfectly with feta cheese.
The crisp romaine lettuce leaves and creamy feta cheese work well as a side or a main dish.
This salad also includes fresh radishes, peppers, carrots, and cucumbers for added crunch.
To marry the flavors of the veggies together, drizzle with olive oil and vinegar.
To elevate this refreshing salad to a main course, throw in shredded chicken or chickpeas.
3. Greek Salad
Feta cheese and Greek salads pair together like peanut butter and jelly.
What is it about a Greek salad that is so satisfying? It’s the feta cheese.
The added cheese, kalamata olives, lemon, and fresh mint bring all these beautiful ingredients together.
It’s bright and flavorful without feeling overly heavy.
Nothing beats the classic Greek salad if you want massive flavor without the calories.
What’s better than a Greek salad? A Greek salad that comes together in 15 minutes.
This easy Greek-tossed garden salad comes together in a snap, and it’s a great way to celebrate the flavors of summer.
Don’t worry about perfectly chopped veggies in this salad.
You can opt for a rough chop to keep the pieces large, and the punchy vinaigrette helps to fuse all of those flavors.
This salad is bright and tart and a perfect way to indulge guilt-free.
This classic Israeli salad is found on just about every menu in Israel.
It’s simple, packed with flavor, and the perfect pairing with a heavy meal.
It infuses crunchy veggies like cucumbers, Roma tomatoes, and scallions.
The homemade vinaigrette incorporates savoy herbal notes from fresh parsley, mint leaves, oregano, and lemon juice.
It’s super simple and comes together in a snap.
This bright and tasty salad feels like summer on a plate.
If you don’t often add fruit to your salad, you may want to rethink that decision.
The sweetness from the strawberries fused with the tanginess from the strawberries makes this dish light yet indulgent.
The added almonds infuse a savoy crunch and an extra dose of healthy protein.
It’s perfect as a side dish and works well as a main course.
Add a little shredded chicken or salmon, and you have a delicious dinner that’s a nutritional powerhouse.
Finding good vegetarian salads that are satisfying is a little tricky.
Sure, most salads are vegetarian, but they aren’t exactly filling.
This Mediterranean salad includes a healthy serving of lentils to keep you from snacking after meal time.
The trick to this salad is to chop all of your veggies small, so every forkful packs a flavorful punch.
It’s crunchy and delicious, infused with cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh herbs, and feta cheese.
Pair with perfectly cooked lentils for added protein and dress with a light vinaigrette.
When watermelons come into season at my local market, I do a little happy dance.
As the only person in my house who loves watermelon, eating a whole one is a daunting task.
That’s why I love this watermelon salad with feta. It’s fresh, crunchy, and a great way to use that giant watermelon in your fridge!
Watermelon on its own is slightly sweet, so it pairs so well with feta cheese.
It blends sweet and savory flavors perfectly, and the additional herbs and vinaigrette amplify those delicious flavors.
Fire up your Instagram! There’s no denying that this feta radish salad is gorgeous.
Thinly sliced radishes are like a work of art. They’re slightly peppery and ultra crunchy and pair perfectly with tangy, creamy feta cheese.
Garnish it with fresh herbs and a little lemon vinaigrette, and you have a show-stopping side dish.
It’s a perfect side to bring to your next potluck if you aim to impress.
Plus, it comes together in a snap and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients.
When eating vegetarian, chickpeas are my go-to protein. They’re high in fiber and protein and low in fat.
They have an earthy taste that’s slightly nutty and pairs perfectly with tangy feta cheese.
What’s great about this chickpea salad is that it’s packed with flavor and only uses a few ingredients.
Dump your chickpeas into a bowl and toss with chopped peppers, feta, and fresh herbs.
It’s delicious enough to eat without dressing, but you can always add a light lemon vinaigrette to amplify those flavors.
Everyone knows that kale makes for one of the best salad bases out there.
It’s crunchy, earthy, and the most nutritious leafy green vegetables at the supermarket.
Pair it with creamy feta cheese and fresh veggies, and you have a salad that won’t disappoint!
This recipe is great for your next cookout. It’s bright, impossibly crunchy, and the added feta cheese makes it hard to resist.
Step aside dull salads.
If you’re tired of ice burg lettuce paired with the same old salad staples, this spinach, pear, and feta salad is a breath of fresh air.
It uses a spinach base for a slightly sweet crunch and layers with pear, feta cheese, and walnuts.
These unconventional salad ingredients marry perfectly with a zesty vinaigrette.
Cucumbers are great in a Greek salad, but they bring a light crunch without much flavor.
Swapping out cucumber for fresh watermelon adds the same amount of crunch with a slightly sweet kick.
Watermelon is a perfect addition to this classic Greek salad because it elevates those super salty flavors.
The feta cheese, olives, and tomatoes are tangy and acidic, while the watermelon is slightly sweet.
Hearty and salad are not two words that often pair well together.
However, adding a healthy dose of filling quinoa to this flavorful garden salad will keep you from snacking.
It packs all of the robust flavors of a Greek salad, like kalamata olives, tomatoes, fresh herbs, and feta cheese.
Instead of a salad base, a filling portion of quinoa takes its place. It’s an excellent salad for a hectic weeknight or a potluck.
Want to be the breakaway star at your next potluck or cookout?
Store-bought potato salad will take a backseat to this flavorful Greek pasta salad.
What’s great about this dish is that it infuses the crunchy textures of Greek salad and pairs them with a satisfying pasta base.
It’s bright and summery and not as heavy as classic potato salad.
On its own, arugula is tart, peppery, and slightly bitter. Pair it with fresh veggies and feta cheese to use those rich ingredients.
It comes together in a snap and goes perfectly with a grilled chicken or fish.
What makes this salad stand out from the pack is the addition of a tart vinaigrette.
Instead of classic lemon and oil, this vinaigrette infuses balsamic vinegar for a tart and slightly sweet finish. Garnish it with feta cheese, and dig in!
For a great salad to have when temperatures drop, this edamame cranberry salad is worth checking out.
The fusion of the rich green from the edamame and bright red from cranberries are perfect for your next holiday gathering.
Looks aside, this simple dish packs bright and powerful flavors.
The rich edamame is lifted with the tartness from the cranberries, and the feta helps fuse those punchy flavors together.
Plus, this dish is so incredibly easy to whip together during the chaos of the holidays!
This simple salad is a great lunch option.
Cantaloupe is often dismissed as a filler fruit in a fruit salad but takes center stage in this bright and flavorful dish.
The sweetness from the cantaloupe pairs perfectly with crunchy cucumbers, and the addition of feta cheese adds a salty and creamy flavor.
Garnish it with fresh herbs like mint and a drizzle of lime juice for an acidic kick.
If you can’t get enough cantaloupe, this super simple dish is sure to please.
Without the need for added veggies or proteins, the flavor of the cantaloupe shines all on its own.
Without the need for veggies or proteins, this simple dish is great for your next BBQ.
The subtle sweetness from ripe cantaloupe and the tanginess from feta work in harmony.
With an added kick from a sour vinaigrette, this delightfully unique salad won’t last long.
Is dinner looking a little dull? This colorful beetroot and feta cheese is Instagram-ready.
The deep red beets pop against the bright white speckled backdrop of feta cheese and fresh herbs.
This beetroot salad is much more than an art piece.
The sweetness of the beetroot works well with salty and tart feta cheese for an insanely satisfying dish.
It pairs perfectly with grilled burgers or hot dogs to keep your summer cookouts light!
21. Wild Rice Salad
This wild rice salad is vibrant in color and flavor!
If you’re on the hunt for an impossibility filling salad that packs a powerful nutritional punch, look no further.
Using wild rice in this dish transforms this light salad into a complete meal that is great with or without any added proteins.
What makes this salad so delightful is that it also has terrific textures.
The veggies are nice and crisp, the wild rice is hearty and filling, and it earns a bright crunch from pomegranate seeds.
This blood orange arugula salad with feta almost looks too good to eat.
The brightness from the blood oranges and deep purple tones of red onion and olives looks like something from a magazine.
It may look impressive, but it’s super simple to recreate.
The key to this salad lies in the blood oranges. They offer a bright acid pop of flavor that doesn’t require salad dressing.
The tartness from the olives and feta cheese lifts the flavors of this dish for something unique and impossibly flavorful.
Want a filling salad meal that won’t leave you snacking later in the day?
This avocado salmon salad infuses filling protein and fat from the salmon and avocado that sing together in harmony.
It’s delightfully decadent and pairs crisp veggies with grilled salmon over a bed of lettuce.
Top it with ample feta cheese for a tangy kick that lifts the flavors of the salmon, and add sliced avocado for extra creaminess.
If you need a break from all of the heavy side dishes, try adding this light salad to your meal rotation.
It’s impossibly healthy with a rich kale base, and the honey-lime dressing lifts all of the flavors.
This salad whips together in a flash (dressing included) and packs a powerful nutritional punch.
It’s filling and packed with unique flavors with a kale base and plenty of crunchy veggies.
Top it with pepitas or pumpkin seeds for added crunch (and protein).
Summer always gets all of the good salads. However, this autumn-inspired salad dish will make you forget all about soup!
Infused with rich and hearty flavors, you get all of the fall flavors without turning on the stove.
For the base of this salad, swap out lettuce for bulgar.
Bulgur works well in this salad because it is much healthier than rice but just as filling.
Add carrots, green onions, almonds, and feta, and mix. This dish stuffs in so much flavor that no dressing is needed.
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